• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 27, 1992. 96 YEARS AGO Saturday night a most deplorable tragedy took place at the dancing pavilion on the carnival grounds of this city when Mayor V.G. Richardson shot Farrell Padgett three times, inflicting …

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  • Lyon awards degrees

    One hundred and three seniors were awarded diplomas Saturday at Lyon College’s 140th commencement. One of the largest commencement crowds in several years filled Couch Garden and endured the hot and humid weather to watch the graduates process into the quadrangle led by the Lyon …

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  • Alive for a Reason: Ozzy’s Story

    The contrast couldn’t have been more vivid: Ozzy, minutes old, a mere 7 pounds of soft skin and downy hair, asleep in the arms of Joe Self, his burly hulk of a father with shoulders as big as Christmas hams. Ozzy was five weeks premature …

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  • Youth ranch cited for violations

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Department of Human Services has cited the Arkansas Sheriff’s Youth Ranch in Batesville for two violations — alleging a 16-year-old boy was allowed to live unsupervised in a ranch cabin. The ranch allegedly failed to meet standards for the …

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  • Blood-splattered man arrested for girlfriend’s assault

    Joshua E. Corter After answering the knock on his door from police, while allegedly wearing blood splattered clothing, a Camp Tahkodah man is being charged with first-degree aggravated assault of his girlfriend, according to a court affidavit. In the court document, Independence County Sheriff’s Investigator …

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  • Two arrested in scrap metal theft

    Police arrested Joseph A. Halpaine, 34, and Kyla Riddle, 20, of Batesville after getting complaints of them stealing scrap metal in the North Heights area Thursday morning. Around 9:15 a.m. Independence County Deputy Ernie Gillihan was at a Westside convenience store when a woman told …

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  • Fight ends in arrest

    A fight between a man and a woman at a Fowler Street residence Friday night sent a woman went to the hospital and her boyfriend to jail. Deputy Ben Keener said he responded to the residence around 10 p.m. where Donald B. Davis, 55, reportedly …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 25, 1992. 96 YEARS AGO Dr. J.S. Rogers of Little Rock, general secretary of the mission board of the Baptist State Convention, has been called as pastor of the First Baptist Church here. Dr. …

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  • Student inducted

    WALNUT RIDGE — Kindalh Mayfield of Concord has been inducted into the Zeta Alpha chapter of Mu Phi Epsilon International Music Fraternity at Williams Baptist College, according to a news release. Mu Phi Epsilon is a coeducational, professional music fraternity. A primary purpose of Mu …

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  • UACCB students, faculty awarded

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville recognized students and faculty during its annual awards reception recently. Linh Tran received the Outstanding Service Award. As a freshman, Tran was elected vice president of the Student Government Association and now serves as president. “She demonstrates …

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  • Melbourne students learn about college

    MELBOURNE — Teenage girls at Melbourne High School are being tasked with thinking about their futures thanks to a recent “Teen Girls Go to College” event designed to do just that. Baxter Regional Medical Center’s Schliemann Center for Women’s Education and Arkansas State University-Mountain Home …

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  • Card party, luncheon set

    CHEROKEE VILLAGE — Ladies of the Highland Elks will have a card party and luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 15 Elks Lane in Cherokee Village. Tickets are $7 in advance and $7.50 at the door and are available from Lady Elk …

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