• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 30, 1995.

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  • Ark. cesarean births higher than US average

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Vicki Southard accompanied her husband to Bamberg, Germany, where he was stationed with the U.S. military in 1994. Southard was pregnant with their first baby, a son, who “by God’s grace and a very heavy nurse” is alive today after a traumatic …

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  • Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy has died at age 93 at his home

    ATLANTA (AP) — S. Truett Cathy, the billionaire founder of the privately held Chick-fil-A restaurant chain that famously closes on Sundays but also drew unwanted attention on gay marriage in recent years because of his family’s conservative views, died early Monday, a company spokesman said. …

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  • Memorabilia of man killed in WWII given to museum

    April 11, 1945. The raids that developed that day off the coast of Okinawa weren’t out of the ordinary. Several crew members onboard the USS Kidd observed a dogfight between Japanese aircraft and the combat air patrol, when one of the enemy planes descended to …

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  • Range shoots for more money – Board seeks employee raises

    The Independence County Shooting Sports Complex board members were shooting for more money in their proposed 2015 budget when they met with members of the Independence County Quorum Court shooting range committee on Wednesday. Rocky Willmuth, chair budget finance committee, opened the meeting by saying …

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  • Magness man busted for methamphetamines

    Hanging out near a suspected drug house got a Magness man busted by the law late Wednesday night. Independence County deputies Franklin Edwards and Jordan Akins were patrolling Newark around 10:45 p.m. when they noticed a dark-colored truck parked near the intersection of Oak and …

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  • Chaney Drive to be closed

    Chaney Drive will be closed Monday through Wednesday for repaving, Batesville city employee Johnny Coles has announced.

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  • Habitat receives property

    The Commissioner of State Lands Office (COSL) has recently donated a lot near West Magnet Elementary to Independence County Habitat for Humanity. “This is a prime location,” state lands commissioner John Thurston said. “It’s a corner lot across from an elementary school in Batesville. Since …

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  • Johnson accepted into Leadership Arkansas

    Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Crystal Johnson has been accepted to the Leadership Arkansas Class IX, a nine-month interactive, development program that is held annually by the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce. The program provides a firsthand insight into the numerous aspects of state …

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  • Jonesboro mayor names new chief

    JONESBORO (AP) — A new law enforcement leader is replacing the former Jonesboro police chief who resigned after making disparaging comments about a reporter on Facebook. Lt. Rick Elliot was promoted this week to the position. Elliot says he wants to restore a positive image …

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  • Compassionate Friends to hold picnic, balloon release

    The Compassionate Friends, North Central Arkansas chapter, will hold its annual picnic and balloon release at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Riverside Park in Batesville. The chapter will provide the balloons as well as the hamburgers, hot dogs and all the fixings; members are asked to …

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  • UACCB sets groundbreaking for cosmetology building

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will host a groundbreaking ceremony for its new cosmetology building at 4 p.m. Monday, according to a news release. A number of distinguished guests will be on hand, including members of the UACCB Cosmetology Program Advisory Committee. …

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