• ‘Bath salts’ investigation continues

    HEBER SPRINGS — Authorities on Friday arrested four people in Cleburne County after serving a federal search warrant at 1001 Blackoak Lane in Heber Springs in regards to synthetic drugs and synthetic stimulants, according to news releases from local Prosecuting Attorney Don McSpadden and the …

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  • UACCB to host ‘Bunco Blitz’

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Foundation will hold its third annual Bunco Blitz at 6 p.m. June 5 at Elizabeth’s Restaurant. Cost to play is $25 and the night will include food, prizes, a silent auction and more. All proceeds from the …

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  • Yelcot to seek land from city

    The Batesville City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at city hall. A representative from Yelcot will come before the council to ask about buying some land from the city. The company, which is based in Baxter County, is looking for an area to …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 9, 1992. 96 YEARS AGO O.B. Fisher of Hutchinson, Kan., the jockey who was stabbed at Newport following a horse race at the fairgrounds, is reported to be improving with favoring chances for recovery. …

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  • Special needs group to meet

    The One Day at a Time support group will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Citizens Bank Annex, located across from the main bank on College Street in Batesville. This is a support group for families and friends of children and teenagers …

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  • Students named to Who’s Who

    WALNUT RIDGE — Taylor Toon of Batesville and Jason McNabb of Pocahontas have been selected for the 2012 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. Toon is a May graduate of Williams Baptist College who majored in psychology. She is a …

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  • Stagner nets funds

    Joseph Allen Stagner of Batesville has been accepted for admission to Lyon College and has been awarded a Freedom Plan scholarship. Each year, Lyon College awards scholarships to outstanding applicants who show special promise as productive members of the college community, according to a news …

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  • Williams Baptist College announces graduates

    WALNUT RIDGE — Williams Baptist College awarded degrees to 100 graduates during its 2012 baccalaureate and commencement exercises May 5. A crowd of more than 1,000 filled WBC’s Southerland-Mabee Center for the ceremony. Dr. William Steeger, recently retired pastor of First Baptist Church in Paragould. …

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  • Student awarded Lyon scholarship

    Brea Young Brea Young of Magness, a senior at Cedar Ridge High School, has been accepted for admission to Lyon College and has been awarded an academic scholarship. Each year, Lyon College awards scholarships to outstanding applicants who show special promise as productive members of …

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  • Author to sign book

    HARDY — Author Janice Stump Clark of Black Rock will be signing copies of her latest book for children, “Miss Golden-silk Unties a Tangle.” from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday in the Old Hardy Gym as part of the Ozark Visual Arts Showcase, said James Branscum …

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  • STAR program set

    The Batesville School District Summer To Always Remember program for kindergarten through sixth-grade students will be held May 31 to Aug. 3. The program offers child care services and courses in photography, cooking, art, dance, etc. It will also partner with the Batesville Community Theater …

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  • UACCB to offer Zumba

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will offer a Zumba and Toning class beginning June 4 in the Nursing and Allied Health building, room 922. Instructor for the course is recent UACCB graduate, Haley Albert, who is certified in both Zumba and toning. …

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