• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 21, 2003.

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  • Times Square poll: Most feeling good about 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are closing out 2014 on an optimistic note, according to a new Associated Press-Times Square Alliance poll. Nearly half predict that 2015 will be a better year for them than 2014 was, while only 1 in 10 think it will be …

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  • January declared radon action month

    January 2015 has been declared National Radon Action Month, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Health agencies throughout the United States have joined forces to promote awareness of the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers. The American Lung Association, Centers for Disease Control and …

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  • Quorum court discusses splitting dispatch

    The Independence County Quorum Court held a special meeting Monday afternoon to wrap up some loose ends and to discuss beginning the task of setting up its own 911 dispatch. Independence County Judge Robert Griffin said the county has received written notice from the city …

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  • Teen reports armed robbery

    A man with a pistol reportedly relieved a 17-year-old of $2,000 outside a local business Friday night. The teen told police he was standing outside the Hollywood Bowl around 9 p.m. when a black man approached, pointed a pistol at him and demanded his money. …

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  • Early morning walk ends in arrest

    A woman who said she was just walking on her way home at 3 a.m. Saturday went to jail instead. Independence County Deputy Johnny Byler said he was patrolling in west Batesville around when he noticed a woman step from behind a parked vehicle at …

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  • BAAC exhibits ‘Mudwork’ by Hughes, Ekstam

    Batesville Area Arts Council is exhibiting “Mudwork: Ceramic Sculpture by Kevin Hughes and Keith Ekstam,” which features work from a variety of ceramic materials. The exhibit will be on display at the BAAC Gallery on Main, located at 226 E. Main St. in Batesville, until …

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  • Suspect named in Newark gun theft

    An ex-girlfriend has been named as a possible suspect in the theft of guns and gear valued at over $3,000 from a Newark man’s car over the weekend. Lanny R. Murphree of Third Street told police that someone used a hidden key to unlock his …

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  • Vegas betting on chance of New Year’s Eve snow

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — If Sin City’s sports books took bets on the weather, snow in Las Vegas on New Year’s Eve would normally have terrible odds. It might pay out this year, though, if the white flurries start falling on the Strip’s desert-dwelling casinos …

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  • Director of Workforce Development opens doors for students

    A fighter pilot who has traveled around the globe is now opening doors for students here in Batesville. Dr. Gene Tulberg joined University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville faculty in fall 2013 as instructor of Industrial Technology. He previously served for four years as …

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  • Library hours change

    The Independence County Library will be closed Thursday through Sunday, and will re-open Monday (Jan. 5) at 9 a.m.

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  • New officials sworn in

    Newly elected public officials will be sworn in at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Independence County Courthouse in the circuit courtroom. The event is open to the public.

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