• Medical marijuana item certified for 2016 ballot

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas attorney general’s office has approved the wording of an item for the 2016 ballot that would legalize use of medical marijuana. Attorney General Dustin McDaniel said Thursday that the proposal meets state requirements to enable the sponsoring group, Arkansans …

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  • Event to raise money for disabled, ill hunters

    MELBOURNE — The second annual fish dinner and auction fundraiser for Dream Catcher Outdoor Adventures will be held at 6:30 tonight at the Izard County Fairgrounds in Melbourne. Doors open at 6. Dream Catcher Outdoor Adventures is a nonprofit organization that helps disabled and/or terminally …

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  • Prisoner accuses sister of taking truck, title

    Michael Meilke, 40, called the sheriff’s office from Atlanta on Wednesday and made a complaint of forgery. Meilke told Independence County Sheriff’s Cpl. Fred Friar he had been sentenced to federal prison in July 2011 and his father had power of attorney over his personal …

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  • Museum offers free optical illusion program to seniors

    A thaumatrope is a toy that became very popular during the 19th century, and in a free upcoming program seniors will learn about them, said Amanda Nikkel, Old Independence Regional Museum humanities educator. “It is a disk with a picture drawn on either side and …

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  • State logs coldest July on record

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The National Climatic Data Center says last month was the coldest July on record in Arkansas. Research shows that the statewide average temperature in July was 75.7 degrees. That breaks Arkansas’ previous record of 76.3 degrees, set in July 1967. It’s …

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  • Board to hear from architects

    The Batesville School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the high school cafeteria. Agenda items include a report from Jackson Brown Palculict Architects concerning renovations of the Sulphur Rock Magnet gymnasium, recognitions, maintenance and transportation reports as well as three student transfer requests …

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  • Airport meeting set

    The Batesville Airport Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the airport conference room.

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  • Cedar Ridge goes back to school Monday

    NEWARK — Cedar Ridge School District will begin classes Aug. 18. Superintendent is Dr. Ann Webb. Administrative assistant is Shelly Hendrix. District treasurer is Kayla McAdams. School board officers are Jerry Henderson, president, and David McIntosh, secretary. Board members are Jason Barber, Tracy Grissom, Anne …

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  • Sleep medicine specialist joins Batesville Neurology

    Dr. Carmela Gonzales, neurologist, has joined the medical staff at White River Medical Center and Batesville Neurology, WRMC CEO Gary L. Bebow has announced. Gonzales specializes in sleep medicine. Neurologists provide diagnosis and treatment of nervous system disorders, including diseases of the brain, spinal cord, …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 8, 1995.

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  • Weather affects fishing tourney

    CAVE CITY — Adverse weather affected the most recent Cave City Bass Club tournament, held Aug. 9 on Norfork Lake, according to a news release. “The thunderstorms blew in at start time and we delayed the start until it subsided at about 5:30 p.m. Five …

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  • Ozarka offers free GED classes

    MELBOURNE — Ozarka College will hold free GED classes at its Melbourne, Ash Flat, Mammoth Spring and Mountain View campuses beginning Monday. Classes meet from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Melbourne on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Mondays and …

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