• Sex crime sentence given

    VAN BUREN (AP) — A man from northwest Arkansas has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexually assaulting a female relative. The 38-year-old from Mulberry man pleaded guilty on Wednesday to 10 counts of first-degree sexual assault and one count of incest. The …

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  • Teen arrested after test

    JONESBORO (AP) — Arkansas police have arrested a teenager who they say led officers on a car chase after he drove to a state road test facility without a license. The 19-year-old was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of felony fleeing. The teen showed up to …

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  • Benefit scheduled

    First Free Will Baptist Church will have a benefit for Lynn Bachman, who has been diagnosed with brain cancer. A chili supper will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Raffle tickets are being sold for a Mossberg .308 Winchester caliber rifle with scope, …

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  • Art gallery relocates

    HARDY — Spring River Artists Guild has announced that the Spring River Art Gallery has moved to 300 Main St. in Hardy. Opening day will be at 10 a.m. Saturday. The gallery will also be open Sunday. Many works of local artists are available for …

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  • Music show to be held

    HORSESHOE BEND — The monthly Music in the Mountains show will be Saturday at the Horseshoe Bend Theatre, located at 811 Second St. in the Diamond B Mall in Horseshoe Bend. The event will honor veterans. All veterans attending will have their choice of a …

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  • Sharp Co. Republican Women plan victory party

    HARDY — The Sharp County Republican Women will have a Victory Party celebrating “Arkansas Going Red” at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Bob and Sandie’s BBQ, located at 5 Jo Jo, just off Highway 62/412 in Hardy. For more information call Sylvia Ross at (870) 847-6000.

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  • Gospel concert, supper slated

    HIGHLAND — A benefit gospel concert and chili supper will be held Saturday at Highland Hills Baptist Church, located at 2021 Highway 62/412 in Highland. The concert will be from 3 to 5 p.m. and the chili supper will be served from 5 to 6:30. …

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  • ASUMH hosts ‘Giving Voice’

    MOUNTAIN HOME — The Diversity Committee at Arkansas State University in Mountain Home will present “Giving Voice” at 1 p.m. Friday in Room D200, McMullin Lecture Hall, in Dryer Hall on the campus. The program will represent the challenges of discrimination through a series of …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 7, 1995.

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  • Kibbe, Patterson team to win Batesville Bassmaster crown

    The team of Charles Kibbe-Colin Patterson recently won the Batesville Bassmasters Classic Tournament title and the $1,000 first prize that goes with the club’s year-end event. Kibbe and Patterson weighed-in a 5-fish limit of 11.58 pounds on the first day of the 2-day tourney on …

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  • Judsonia man arrested for hunting violations

    LITTLE ROCK — Christopher Michael Cleaver of Judsonia has been charged with nine counts of night hunting and one count of violating tagging requirements earlier this month. Arkansas Game & Fish Wildlife Officers were working along the White and Cleburne County area when they noticed …

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  • ‘After the Harvest’ seminar set for hunters

    JONESBORO — As part of a new series of programs, the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission is offering a seminar for hunters called “After the Harvest: Deer” at the commission’s Forrest L. Woods Crowley’s Ridge Nature Center in Jonesboro. Visitors to the center will have …

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