• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 14, 1992. 96 YEARS AGO A.C. Wilkerson, who for the past two years has been editor of the Guard, has removed to Kennett, Mo., where he has accepted a responsible position in the newspaper …

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  • ‘The Amazing Adventures of My Dog Sheppy’ returns to the screen

    The Ozark Foothills FilmFest will screen “The Amazing Adventures of My Dog Sheppy”, its first public screening in more than 50 years, at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the historic Landers Theater, located at 332 East Main St. in Batesville. In 1958, author and Broadway producer …

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  • Cemetery cleanup is Tuesday

    CORD — Cleanup for Hopewell Cemetery in Cord will be at 8 a.m. Wednesday. In case of rain, the cleanup will be April 4.

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  • Love, respect to be hosted by First Assembly of God

    A Love and Respect Conference will be hosted by Batesville First Assembly of God in the Family Life Center Friday and Saturday. The center is located at the corner of 20th and Lyon streets. Child care, two meals and the conference workbook are included in …

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  • D.A.R.E. to graduate 125

    West Magnet and Central Magnet elementary schools will graduate 125 students from the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program March 27. Central, 650 Vine St., Batesville, will host its ceremony at 10 a.m. and West, 850 Hill St., will have its at 1 p.m. Army …

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  • Ozark Foothills Filmfest begins Wednesday

    The 11th annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest will begin at noon Wednesday at Old Independence Regional Museum with an Indie Film Showcase. Four short films by young filmmakers from around the country will make their Arkansas premieres: The first film, “This is Entity One,” was directed …

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  • Head Start taking apps

    The Northcentral Arkansas Development Council Inc. is taking applications for Head Start/ABC programs for all children, including those with disabilities who will be 3 or 4 years old by Aug. 1. Head Start is a free preschool child development program that prepares children for kindergarten …

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  • Stroke victim makes comeback

    Stroke is the No. 1 cause of disability in the nation and the fourth leading cause of death. However, White River Medical Center and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences work together every day to prevent patients experiencing a stroke, like Batesville native Charles …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 13, 1992. 96 YEARS AGO County Tax Assessor S.D. Lindsey filed his report with the county clerk and the report shows the following assessments for Independence County: White poll taxpayers, 5,112; colored poll taxpayers, …

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  • Search continues

    Caleb Linn CHEROKEE VILLAGE — The search continued this morning for 4-year-old Caleb Linn of Springdale, who was last seen about 11:30 a.m. Saturday near Scout Camp Kia Kima north of Cherokee Village, said Hardy Police Chief Ernie Rose, who is helping with the search. …

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  • Community events planned

    Easter by the River Sonic Drive-In has organized “Easter by the River,” scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Riverside Park in Batesville. Easter falls on April 8. There will be more than 10,000 eggs hidden for four age groups: 10 a.m. — …

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  • Council OKs new fire truck

    Two taxes have been passed in the city of Batesville recently earmarked for public safety, but the city council will use a separate fund to pay for a new fire truck. The council met in a special session at noon Friday to discuss the dismantled …

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