• Cash, tools are stolen

    Employees at Galloway Sand and Gravel on Stadium Drive arrived at work Wednesday morning to find a window air conditioner missing and called the sheriff’s department. After unlocking the business, Deputy Daniel Heflin said he checked the building for intruders and found it clear and …

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  • Missing person returns home

    Listed as a missing person Saturday afternoon after visiting McDonald’s, a Newark man was located driving his car in Newark Tuesday afternoon, according to Deputy Phillip Pickett. Pickett said he was notified by police dispatch that 37-year-old Christopher Morris had been seen driving a gray …

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  • Weekend Events

    Upcoming events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, May 25 – Sunday, May 27, 2012.

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  • Meal program starts Friday

    The Batesville School District will hold its summer meal program beginning Friday. The program will be held Mondays through Fridays through Aug. 3. Locations include the Batesville Early Learning and Enrichment Center, 1900 Lyon St., and West Magnet Elementary, 850 Hill St. All children 18 …

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  • Lyon schedules orientation

    The third and final Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) day at Lyon College will be held June 1. SOAR participants will get to know faculty advisers, select and pre-register for their first semester of classes and attend different orientation sessions dealing with living on …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 14, 1992. 96 YEARS AGO Realizing that the readers of this paper are interested in the facts in regard to the Richardson trial, the Guard has arranged to have the trial reported and to …

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  • Wren Cemetery to be open

    CUSHMAN — The Wren Cemetery gate will be open for Memorial Day weekend, Saturday through Monday, for visits or cleanup. The road leading to the cemetery has been graded. The cemetery is located 1-1/2 miles north of Cushman on the left.

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  • Skirmish to be re-enacted

    CALICO ROCK — The 150th Anniversary of the Civil War Skirmish at Calico Rock will be celebrated from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday in Rand Park off Highway 5. The event will include a silent auction. The Calico Rock Museum Foundation will auction two autographed …

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  • Portfest 5K scheduled

    NEWPORT — The Portfest 5K Walk and Run will be held Saturday at Arkansas State University in Newport. Individual registration starts at 7 a.m. with the race beginning at 8 behind Walton Hall. Plaques will be awarded to the fastest male and female runner and …

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  • Willison talks ‘Common Core’

    The Batesville School District, like every other district in Arkansas and 44 other states and the District of Columbia, is charged with implementing the Common Core State Standards. We have chosen the book “Focus” by Dr. Mike Schmoker, as our blueprint. In his book, Schmoker …

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  • Kiwanis awards students

    The Batesville Kiwanis Club recently awarded college scholarships to three local Key Club members. They include: Devin England     Devin England, a senior at Southside High School, $1,000 Kimberly Moore Memorial Scholarship       Russ Hughes     Russ Hughes of Batesville High …

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  • Church awards scholarships

    DESHA — Desha First Baptist Church has awarded scholarships to four area high school graduates. Scholarships for $1,000 have been awarded to Justin Mohlke, a graduate of Batesville High School, and Jordan Hicks, Logan Brown and Gayla Brown, graduates of Southside High School. The Desha …

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