• Man reported missing

    A Newark man last seen at the Batesville McDonald’s on Saturday is listed as a missing or endangered person by the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. Independence County Deputy Nate Stephens said around 5 p.m. Saturday he spoke with Dana Morris who said she and her …

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  • Dad arrested for hitting daughter

    MELBOURNE — A father and daughter involved in a physical fight Sunday morning in Franklin resulted in the man’s arrest, Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said. Tommy Miles, 52, was arrested and charged with third-degree domestic battering and will be required to appear before a …

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  • Registration opens for two American Indian day camps

    Registration is now taking place for two American Indian day camps for different age groups at Old Independence Regional Museum, said Amanda Nikkel, humanities educator. June 10 is the deadline to register for a camp for rising first- through third-graders. The camp is for one …

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  • Council has two races

    Two races had developed by the time the filing period for the Batesville City Council ended at noon Monday. Both are in the Westside ward. The complete list of Batesville aldermen candidates is as follows: Ward 1, Position 1 — Thomas E. Bryant Ward 1, …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 10, 1992. 96 YEARS AGO Determined to give louder expression than they have been able to utter in words in their joy over the election of Woodrow Wilson as president, a number of enthusiastic …

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  • UACCB awards science degrees

    Commencement ceremonies at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville were held Monday. The following associated of science degrees were awarded, and honor graduates are denoted as summa cum laude (cumulative grade point average of 3.9 or higher) magna cum laude (cumulative GPA of …

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  • Simpson earns culinary arts certification

    MELBOURNE — Greg Simpson, an Ozarka College culinary arts student from Jonesboro, recently became a certified culinarian by the American Culinary Federation–Central Arkansas Division. Simpson completed the two-part test consisting of a practical and written portion at the Pulaski Tech South Campus on March 27. …

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  • Radio club to meet Thursday

    The Batesville Area Radio Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the community room of First Community Bank, located at the corner of St. Louis and Harrison streets in Batesville. The meeting is open to anyone interested in ham radio. Following the business session, …

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  • Marketing workshop offered

    The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce will offer an email marketing workshop from 1-4 p.m. Thursday. “Email marketing is a cost-effective way to build relationships that drive business success,” a chamber release states. “In today’s challenging economic times, this cost advantage makes email marketing a …

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  • Area health center recognized

    ARcare of Batesville has been awarded the Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, according to a news release. ARcare is the first community health center in the nation to achieve this prestigious milestone under the Health Resources and …

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  • Recital is tonight

    Fusion Dance Academy will hold its spring dance recital at 7 tonight at the Batesville School District auditorium on Water Street. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for students and free for those 10 and under.

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  • Starnes joins FCB as VP

    Janie Starnes Janie Starnes, a 31-year veteran of banking, has joined First Community Bank of Batesville as vice president/trust officer, according to Chris Treat, vice president and trust department manager. Starnes is a certified corporate trust specialist and has been involved in the trust department …

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