• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 6, 1992. 96 YEARS AGO A fair specimen of the products of the Choate mines, three miles south of Jamestown, were brought into Batesville this morning by A.J. Choate, who states that the mineral …

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  • Honor Rolls – Midland, Hillcrest and Melbourne

    Midland Elementary FLORAL — The students listed below made the honor roll for the third nine weeks of the 2011-12 school year at Midland Elementary School at Floral, according to Lela McChesney, principal: Third: Gavin Arnold, Bailey Barber, Kieshaun Barnhouse, Reanna Beard, Christopher Bonee, Ethan …

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  • Neeley inducted into Sigma Tau Delta

    Taylor Neeley WALNUT RIDGE — Taylor Neeley of Lynn has been inducted into Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society at Williams Baptist College. Students selected for membership in Sigma Tau Delta must be of high academic standing. The society requires that inductees rank …

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  • Scholars awarded

    Paige Vickery WALNUT RIDGE — Paige Vickery of Melbourne has been awarded a founder’s scholarship at Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge. The award, presented through the Williams Scholarship with Honors Program, is among the most prestigious academic scholarships available at WBC, according to a …

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  • Student receives Lyon scholarship

    Brittany Critcher of Batesville has been accepted for admission to Lyon College and has been awarded an Honors Day scholarship. Each year, Lyon College awards scholarships to outstanding applicants who show special promise as productive members of the college community. Critcher is the daughter of …

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  • BHS senior nets funds from University of the Ozarks

    Jacob Gaither CLARKSVILLE — Jacob B. Gaither, a senior at Batesville High School, has been awarded an achievement scholarship to attend University of the Ozarks, beginning the fall 2012 semester. Gaither is the son of Shayne Gaither and Rhonda Davis, both of Batesville. His grandparents …

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  • ICED presents $500,000 to Bad Boy Mowers

    Bad Boy Mowers got some nice green Friday afternoon, only it wasn’t grass. Chairman of the Economic Development Commission Bob Stroud presented a check to Robert Foster, co-owner of Bad Boy Mowers, for $500,000 on behalf of the Independence County Economic Development. The forgivable loan …

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  • Lyon to present ‘The Laramie Project’

    Lyon College’s Harlequin Theatre will present its spring production, “The Laramie Project,” next week in the Holloway Theatre. The performances will be Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. with a matinee performance at 2 p.m. Sunday. The play, based on the story of Matthew …

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  • Scott Wood to break ground on Southside dealership

    SOUTHSIDE — Scott Wood, dealer and general manager of Stanley Wood Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac, has announced the upcoming groundbreaking for the new facility at 10 a.m. Tuesday at 1674 Batesville Blvd. in the Southside area. “We have been in business at the same location …

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  • Guard brings home awards

    The Batesville Daily Guard took home Best of Show in the 2012 Arkansas Press Association Better Newspaper Advertising Contest. The awards were announced March 9 in Little Rock. J. Ross Jones and Matt Baker won Best of Show for “Have Some Serious Fun,” a promotion …

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  • Trailer theft results in arrest

    Robbie Kyle Isley just thought he was going to get away with a stolen camper trailer Sunday morning, and he might have — if it had been hitched more securely. Instead it overturned on Cason Lane and Isley took off without it. Independence County Deputy …

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  • MSB to meet at Fox Creek

    The Main Street Batesville board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Fox Creek BBQ located at 129 Lawrence St.

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