• Interested parties sought to begin IndCo Mounted Patrol

    An organizational meeting to establish the Independence County Sheriff’s Department Mounted Patrol will be at 7 p.m. April 29 at First Community Bank, located at the corner of St. Louis and Harrison streets. The mounted patrol is designed to be used in search and rescue …

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  • Diabetes support group meeting announced

    The diabetes support group hosted by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences North Central will meet at noon Thursday at Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, located at 409 Vine St. The guest speaker will be Julian King, a registered dietician with the University of …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 7, 1994.

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  • Community Banking Month celebrated

    The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) and Merchants & Planters Bank celebrate ICBA Community Banking Month — a month full of community pride for local residents, small businesses and the community banks that proudly serve them, according to a news release. Throughout the month, …

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  • Pecan producers can sharpen their skills at April 24 workshop

    ATKINS — Producers can sharpen their skills at the April 24 Pecan Growing and Grafting Workshop: Years 1-5. The workshop, which runs 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. will be held at the Point Remove Wetlands Reclamation and Irrigation District Office at 65 McLaren Loop in Atkins. Lunch …

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  • Zip lines across the state provide riders rush of adrenaline

    HOT SPRINGS — A new aerial attraction has opened at Catherine’s Landing near Hot Springs. A set of zip lines called Adventureworks Hot Springs opened its 12 lines in mid-March. The activity involves soaring through the air by a cable suspended above an incline, to …

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  • Medevac unit practices rescues on mountain

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — An LUH-72 Lakota Black Hawk helicopter swooped down on the west summit of Pinnacle Mountain on a recent Saturday morning, eventually hovering over the north side. The wind from the rotors blew leaves off the bushes, and the two dozen or …

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  • Janet’s Notebook

    Let’s Get our Brunch On! Who doesn’t love brunch? It’s a time to gather friends, indulge on delicious food and maybe drink a cocktail or two. Next to dessert, brunch is my favorite meal. And yes, in my mind, dessert is a meal! Each year, …

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  • BHS grad presents ASU exhibit

    Jon E. Inloes, a graduating student from the Arkansas State University Department of Art and Batesville High School graduate, will present his senior exhibition, “An Alluring Nightmare,” in the Dean B. Ellis Library Gallery. The show will run from Monday through Friday with a closing …

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  • Quorum court shoots down economic grants

    Bad Boy Mowers Inc. and Lifeplus International will not get economic grants from the county, after all. In an 8-2 vote, the Independence County Quorum Court overturned the Independence County Economic Development Commission’s (ICEDC) recommendation to give incentive grants to Bad Boy and Lifeplus at …

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  • Mother accused of endangerment after small child found riding bicycle alone

    MELBOURNE — A Melbourne woman was arrested last week after her small child was discovered riding a bicycle on the highway, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Lawrence said the child said he was going to his grandmother’s house to get something to eat. …

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  • Man taken into custody after stopped with stolen items

    At first, there didn’t appear to be anything missing. When Independence County sheriff’s officers arrived at GP Motor Sports Friday and met with the owner, David Payne, he said he had first thought the empty spaces on the shelves were from items that had already …

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