• WARP 180 benefit to be held

    SOUTHSIDE — The Mountaintop Cowboy Church House Band will perform at 6 p.m. Sunday at Southside United Methodist Church. Donations will benefit Women’s Addictions Resistance Project 180 women’s shelter. A fellowship and potluck will follow the performance. The church is located at 39 Magnolia St. …

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  • Final auditions are Sunday

    Batesville Community Theatre will conduct the final audition for the Disney musical “Beauty and the Beast” in cooperation with the Batesville Schools Star Program from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the BCT building, located on Pepsi Cola Road. All ages are permitted to audition. …

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  • Foster meeting planned

    A free informational meeting about foster parenting will be held at 6 p.m. Monday at the Department of Human Services county office, 100 Weaver Road. For foster requirements and more information call DHS representative Robin Tate at (870) 698-1876, ext. 106. Inquires can also be …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    PICTURED AT ALDERBROOK SCHOOL at Desha in 1912 are (seated, front row from left) Howell Searcy, Harris Dunlap, Malcom Logans, Robert Simmons, unknown, Lee Harmon, Robert Lee Bell, Hurmon Simmons, Oather Fuller, unknown, Manuel Davis, unknown; (second row) Lillie Pearl Davis, Stella Hunter, Homer Davis, …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 12, 1992. 96 YEARS AGO Preparations are being made now to establish a broom factory in Batesville within the next two weeks in the building recently vacated by the Yeatman-Gray Grocery Co. The concern …

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  • Alcohol tax rolling in

    The first round of the city’s alcohol tax collections are in, officials have announced. In December, the Batesville City Council approved a 5-percent tax on alcohol in the city limits, and the tax was to be collected starting Dec. 23. The tax revenue will be …

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  • Native named ‘Torchbearer’

    INDIANAPOLIS — In 2008 former Batesville resident Carol Baker Dawson received the Will Rogers Humanitarian award for civic journalism as a columnist. Now she is an Indiana Torchbearer. Dawson of Jeffersonville,, Ind., and daughter of Glendene Baker of Batesville, is president of EEO GUIDANCE, a …

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  • UACCB to present Holocaust survivor

    Louise Lawrence-Israels Louise Lawrence-Israels survived the Holocaust during World War II and on March 28 will be a guest speaker at the Nursing and Allied Health Building lecture hall on the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville campus to share her experience. The event …

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  • Democratic Women to meet

    ASH FLAT — A Sharp County Democratic Women’s meeting will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Sharp County Courthouse, according to a news release. “Please plan to attend and join us as we begin an exciting year of political activity,” states the release. “There …

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  • Kan. man damages school property, arrested for DWI

    Leaving the scene of an accident at Lyon College then weaving between the yellow and white lines and nearly hitting a bridge got a Kansas man arrested for DWI early this morning. The Independence County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched at 3:50 a.m. about a possible …

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  • Cemetery cleanup scheduled

    CAVE CITY — Barnett Cemetery cleanup will be at 9 a.m. Saturday. Workers are asked to bring rakes and other tools. The cemetery is located on Cold Creek Road, just off Sandtown Road near Cave City.

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  • Eastern Star meets tonight

    The Ruth Chapter No. 91 Order of the Eastern Star meets at 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at Mount Zion Masonic Lodge, located at 895 Batesville Boulevard in Batesville.

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