• OB/GYN teams up with state medical society

    Dr. Tara Reynolds, Batesville obstetrician/gynecologist, has recently joined forces with the Arkansas Medical Society to improve health care in this community and our state through legislation, education and the day to day support of patients and medical practices. “As a society member, Dr. Reynolds is …

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  • ASU recognizes honors students

    JONESBORO — The honors college at Arkansas State University hosted the fifth annual honors Recognition Ceremony and Reception on May 16. One hundred and two graduating honors students were recognized in the company of their parents, families, guests, and university dignitaries. Graduation distinctions for each …

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  • Batesville student nets scholarships

    Jennifer Shaw of Batesville, a senior at Arkansas State University, has been selected to receive the Lillian Barton Scholarship and the Sibylla and Kenneth Peters’ Alpha Delta Kappa Undergraduate Scholarship for the fall semester, announced Dr. Mary Jane Bradley, director of Professional Education Programs and …

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  • Med PACC honored for excellence in health care

    Med Primary Acute Care Clinic (PACC), private practice of Dr. Verona Brown, has earned a Silver Award in the Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care’s (AFMC) annual Quality Awards program. The Quality Awards are designed to recognize health care providers for their demonstrated commitment to quality …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 13, 1994.

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  • Local student named to list 

    POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. — Kinsey Scaggs of Batesville has been named to the College of the Ozarks Spring 2014 Dean’s List, according to a news release. Scaggs is a graduate of Batesville High School.  To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must maintain a 3.6 …

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  • Bear Creek Cemetery cleanup, decoration day set

    EVENING SHADE — The Bear Creek Cemetery annual cleanup and decoration day will be Saturday. The cemetery is located on Jack Schoolhouse Road west of Evening Shade. Anyone who has family members buried in the cemetery is encouraged to attend. A potluck will be served …

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  • Tuckerman alumni to meet

    TUCKERMAN — The Tuckerman High School Alumni Association will meet at 5 p.m. Saturday in the school cafeteria. All former students and friends of Tuckerman High School are encouraged to attend. The cost for dinner and entertainment is $5. For more information call (870) 349-5133.

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  • Boys reported kidnapped found in Mo.

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Two boys allegedly taken in a parental kidnapping in Arkansas are being cared for by child welfare officials after being found in the back of a U-Haul truck in southeast Missouri. Cape Girardeau police say the boys were recovered Wednesday …

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  • Lewallen, Henderson, Pearce win IndCo quorum court races

    On the local level in Tuesday’s primary Independence County had three justice of the peace races and one constable race. In the Democratic primary Ron Lewallen received more than double the votes (79 votes to 32) of his competitor, Randy Seale, for the JP District …

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  • Sturch defeats Moore

    While Independence County did not have any races at the county level, there were a few Arkansas House, justice of the peace and other races for which voters were casting ballots on Tuesday. In District 52 — which includes parts of Craighead, Independence, Jackson and …

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  • Count Counts in for 2nd term

    ASH FLAT — Count Mark Counts in for a second term. When the numbers were in during Tuesday night’s primary election, the Sharp County sheriff, a Democrat, received nearly 60 percent of the vote against his opponent Mack Thompson, also a Democrat. According to an …

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