• Weekend Events

    Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, September 26 – Sunday, September 28, 2014.

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  • Revival to begin tonight

    CAVE CITY — Eutopia Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City will have a revival at 7 tonight through Saturday. Curt Howard of Maple Springs Missionary Baptist Church is evangelist. Singing will be led by Charles Landers. The church is on Mount Carmel Road seven miles …

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  • Senior Expo planned at convention center

    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Senior Expo will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. The event, which is geared to those 55 years and older, is free to the public and will feature vendor …

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  • Lost Cane Reunion slated for Saturday

    MANILA — The 15th annual Community Reunion for the old Lost Cane, Whistleville, Little River and Roseland school district areas, which have several residents of the Independence and Sharp county areas, will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Manila Airport Community Center, said Boyd …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 18, 1995.

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  • Bray, others rack up in Oklahoma

    STILLWATER, Oklahoma — Four competitors from our part of Arkansas did well in the recent 2014 Salers Junior Nationals in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Lindsey Huffmaster of Williford was named the American Salers Queen in the Salers royalty beauty contest and Morgan Street of Cave City was …

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  • Local teens score well at world show in Oklahoma City

    OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA — Local teens won or placed in several categories in the recent American Quarter Horse Youth Association World Championship Show in Oklahoma City. Taylor Asberry of Sidney and Ty Cornelius of nearby Mount Pleasant teamed with Kelly Renee Duncan of Conway to …

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  • Southside clears another hurdle

    SOUTHSIDE — Southside has cleared one more hurdle in its attempt to become a city. Brandon Gay, Keep Southside Free From Annexation co-chairman, announced at a meeting of Southside residents on Tuesday night that earlier in the day, the community had enough certified signatures for …

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  • Habitual offender accused of B&E

    A Batesville man has been formally charged with breaking and entering and theft after he was seen taking airplane parts that weren’t his from a shop building and fleeing the scene near Highway 167 and Antioch Road on Sept. 15. Stanley Dewayne Gammill, 49, of …

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  • Driver in fatal accident ID’d

    Authorities have released the name of the driver involved in a fatal accident that claimed the life of Penny Yarbrough. Derrick Coles, 30, was listed as the driver in the Monday night accident on Sandtown Road. The accident is still under investigation, according to the …

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  • C-Ridge recognized by ADE

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School District has been recognized for being the recipient of a $150,000 school-based health center grant in the construction of a new health center on the Cord-Charlotte Elementary campus. Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Tony Wood recently recognized the district …

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  • Cave City woman charged in 100-mile police chase

    A 26-year-old Cave City woman has been formally charged with theft after she stole a truck and led police on a 100-mile high-speed chase across multiple counties on Sept. 16. Both the driver of the stolen truck — Amanda N. Miller — and two Independence …

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