• Dinner slated

    HUTCHINSON MOUNTAIN — The Hutchinson Mountain Community Center will hold a fish and chicken dinner from 3-7 p.m. Friday. The all-you-can-eat buffet including drink and dessert is $10 for those 12 and older and free for children 11 and under.

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  • Fundraisers scheduled for Relay for Life/ACS

    Several fundraisers to benefit Relay for Life — American Cancer Society are currently being held or are upcoming. A bake sale will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (or until items are gone) Friday at the Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy, located at 2080 Harrison …

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  • Weekend Events

    Upcoming events in Batesville and the surrounding area from Friday, April 6 – Sunday, April 8.

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  • Front door pried open to home in electronics theft

    Prying open the front door to the home of Mike Wycough on Batesville Boulevard is how thieves were able to access and steal a 32-inch Samsung flat screen TV and a VCR/DVD combo unit sometime Tuesday. Wycough told police the items were valued at $800 …

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  • UACCB was best for local student

    Patricia Purvis During tough economic times, going to college may seem like an unreachable goal, but local student Patricia Purvis has a different story to tell. Purvis grew up in Independence County and graduated from Cave City High School. She knew before graduation that she …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 23, 1992. 96 YEARS AGO Hickerson Bros. of this place has secured the agency for the Case farm tractor and one of the tractors has been received and sold to Wilburn Jackson of near …

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  • Hitch hiking homeless man arrested

    Stepping in front of traffic while hitchhiking got a homeless man arrested Tuesday night. Deputy Fred Friar said he was dispatched to the area of Southside High School around 8 p.m. where motorists were reporting a man stepping out in front of traffic and causing …

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  • Bond set at $100K

    ASH FLAT — Bond has been set at $100,000 for a 32-year-old Cave City man who faces felony aggravated assault with a vehicle and fleeing charges, said Sharp County Sheriff Mark Counts. Shawn Price, 32, was arrested in Pleasant Plains with the cooperation of the …

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  • 3 face charges after alleged spree

    MELBOURNE — Cemetery vandalism, liquor theft, multiple break-ins and more. Numerous felony charges are being filed against a Missouri threesome who went on a crime spree in Izard County over a three- or four-month period as well as in Stone and Fulton counties in Arkansas …

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  • Hellfighters win appeal

    The Hellfighters can now begin renovation on its proposed homeless shelter. The Batesville City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday to uphold the city planning commission’s decision to allow the shelter. Alderman Fred Krug was the sole vote against. The Hellfighters Christian Motorcycle Ministry had gone before …

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  • Easter egg hunt set at Concord

    CONCORD — The city of Concord and area churches have organized a Community Easter Egg Hunt to start at 11 a.m. April 7 at the Concord Community Center Park, 10424 Heber Springs Road North in Concord, according to a news release. “More than 1,000 eggs …

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  • DU tourney results released

    Results of the Ducks Unlimited Greenwing tournament, held March 30 at the Independence County Shooting Sports Complex, which included 140 shooters, have been released as follows. Junior High winners 1. Corning Junior High scored 115 out of 125 2. 5 Rivers trap club (Pocahontas), 112 …

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