• Mtn. View man dies during fishing trip

    SAINT JAMES — A Mountain View man died during a fishing trip on the White River in Stone County Wednesday. According to Stone County Sheriff Lance Bonds, 56-year-old Russell Pace was fishing in Saint James community with Taneisha Lee and Michael Bane of Mountain View …

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  • Woman stabs self to escape boyfriend’s anger

    A Bethesda woman told police she stabbed herself with scissors to avoid possible death at the hand of her boyfriend following a day-long incident of abuse. Around noon Thursday, Deputy Michael Darr said he was dispatched to a residence on Red Cut Road after a …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 15, 1993. 101 YEARS AGO A telephone line between Sidney and Sandtown will be up this week, and there is much discussion in the High Rock community of a line from Batesville through that …

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  • Where rain fell, armyworms may appear

    If you were lucky enough to get one of the spot rains and have green pastures, you may need to scout them for armyworms.  We’re seeing several fields with treatment levels of armyworms in the area. Damage can appear almost overnight and infestations can be …

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  • 4-H’ers ‘learn by doing’ at Ozark Folk Center

    ASH FLAT — Candles, pottery and cloth dolls were just a few of the projects Sharp County 4-H members enjoyed making during the 4-H Fun Day at the Ozark Folk Center in Mountain View on June 13, said Annie Lester, Sharp County 4-H program assistant. …

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  • Board presents championship rings

    NEWARK — Members of the Cedar Ridge senior high quiz bowl team and adviser Carol Woods were presented with state championship rings when the Cedar Ridge School Board met recently. The team won the state finals competition April 28 and participated in the national competition …

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  • Children’s Day Camp offered

    MOUNT PLEASANT — The Rocky Bayou Baptist Association Children’s Day Camp for children in the first through sixth grade will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Aug. 3 at Mount Pleasant Southern Baptist Church. Registration will be at 8:30 a.m. Monday. The …

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  • Vacation Bible schools announced

    West Baptist Church West Baptist Church will host vacation Bible school from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday for children age 3 years (must be potty trained) through sixth grade. The theme is “Amazing Wonders Aviation.” Children will learn about the Grand Canyon, Paricutin …

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  • BAAC workshops set

    The Batesville Area Arts Council will host two children’s art camp sessions Monday through Wednesday. Session 1 is titled “Young Artists” and will be for students in kindergarten through second grades. It will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at Fellowship Bible Church (old …

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  • Kendall’s Bears, Jonathan’s Books hold 12th annual charity event

    CAVE CITY — Kendall Townsley, 11, and Jonathan Townsley, 7, the children of Kenny and Annette Townsley of Cave City, collected 462 stuffed animals and 339 books during the past year from family and friends with a large portion coming from members of Lynn Church …

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  • T Tauri begins

    The 8th annual T Tauri Film Festival, the youth division of Ozark Foothills FilmFest, will be Saturday at Independence Hall on the campus of the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. The festival showcases short films made by the growing number of Arkansas filmmakers …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    Miss Jewel Pool was the teacher for these Hodge School students in the early- to mid-1930s. Hodge School was between Cave Creek and Sandtown northwest of Pfeiffer in Independence County. The group includes (back row, from left) Billy Wayne Searcy,  Alma Cummings,  Arvel Cummings, Vernon …

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