• Cave City board takes action to get fund in right place

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City School Board on Monday approved a corrective action plan to address a problem involving about $900 in the Special Education portion of its 2010-2011 audit, said Superintendent Steven Green. No money was missing, but was merely coded incorrectly and/or …

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  • No tags on bike leads to charges

    Claiming he didn’t know a police officer was trying to get him to stop, a Newark man is now facing numerous traffic charges, including fleeing from police. Around 5:15 Tuesday afternoon Deputy Michael Moody said he was patroling in Newark when he noticed two riders …

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  • Meals on Wheels: Delivering more than just food

    It’s 6 a.m. when workers begin preparing meals at the Batesville Senior Citizens Center, destined for other senior citizens as well as a number of homes in Independence County. There will be about 130 meals on any given day, and diabetic meals are available. Two …

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  • Miner’s Day to be discussed

    CUSHMAN — The Cushman Women’s Auxiliary will meet at 7 tonight at Cushman City Hall to discuss Miner’s Day in October.

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  • Club News

    Colonial Dames XVII Century and Daughters of the American Colonists   The Marquette and Joliet Chapter, Colonial Dames XVII Century recently met in the Anglican Hall of the Episcopal Church in Batesville. The chapter consists of members in Batesville, Melbourne, Horseshoe Bend and surrounding areas. …

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  • Cowgill receives award

    MELBOURNE — The Izard County Historian, quarterly publication of the Izard County Historical and Genealogical Society, won the Walter L. Brown County and Local Journal Award for the Best Family History at the 2012 Arkansas Historical Association’s annual convention. Held last weekend in Fayetteville, the …

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  • Weekend Events

    Upcoming events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, April 20 – Sunday, April 22, 2012.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 6, 1992. 96 YEARS AGO The broom factory has been started in Batesville by the Batesville Broom Co. The company is composed of R.A. Dowdy, B.B. Conine and W.H. Menard, all of Batesville. At …

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  • Honor Roll – Newark Elementary

    NEWARK — The following students are recognized for the third nine weeks honor roll at Newark Elementary: Third: All A’s — Caiden Chadwick, Emma Smotherman, Wyatt Treadway; general — Sarah Baker, Nathan Carpenter, Kyle Melton, Belen Sanchez, Mica Velazquez, Abby Gavin, Brayden Scribner, Alyssa Simpson, …

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  • Two named to honor society

    JONESBORO — Seven Arkansas State University students were recently inducted into the Kappa Tau Alpha honor society in a ceremony in the Cache River Room of the ASU Student Union. KTA is a college honor society that recognizes academic excellence and promotes scholarship. Membership is …

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  • Collegiate scholar named

    Scott M. Glover of Batesville has accepted membership to The National Society of Collegiate Scholars, according to a news release. NSCS is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is the nation’s only interdisciplinary honors organization for first- and second-year college students.

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  • Student nets scholarship

    Catherine Carlile Catherine Margaret Carlile of Batesville has received a Collegiate Scholars award from Arkansas Tech University, according to a news release. Carlile, who plans to major in pre-physical therapy, is the daughter of Tom and Becky Carlile. Her high school achievements include being in …

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