• 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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  • Pumping to be discontinued on Thompson Tract GTR

    WEINER – Due to the long-term effects associated with extended periods of flooding on timber, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will not be pumping the Thompson Tract Greentree Reservoir on Earl Buss Bayou DeView Wildlife Management Area. According to AGFC Regional Supervisor Terence Teel, …

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  • Justice cleared of misdeed

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — An Arkansas Supreme Court justice accused of having an inappropriate conversation with a state senator has been cleared of any wrongdoing. The state’s judicial oversight committee investigated a complaint submitted in September against Justice Cliff Hoofman. The panel’s director said Wednesday …

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  • Company to add 100 jobs at Warren poultry plant

    WARREN (AP) — An Arkansas-based poultry company has announced it will add 100 jobs at its processing plant in Warren. Ozark Mountain Poultry opened the facility in Warren just five weeks ago with 124 workers. The company now says it will add 100 jobs and …

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  • P-Plains residents reject prison plan

    A group of Pleasant Plains residents attended Monday night’s Independence County Quorum Court meeting to speak out against the proposed prison being in their town and asked the court to withdraw the proposal. Earlier this year, the Arkansas Department of Correction asked for proposals from …

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  • Honoring those who have, do or will serve – Veterans Day marked with wreath-tossing, remarks

    In 1944, Robert Marion Jordan felt the call of duty to join the fight. Despite leaving a wife and three children at home, he volunteered for the Navy. He never made it home. His son Charles Jordan honored his father’s service and sacrifice Tuesday at …

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  • Alleged drunk driver flees scene, captured by K-9

    A man who fled a drunk-driving accident scene was later found in the woods with the use of a K-9. Independence County Sheriff’s Officer John Carroll said he was called to Brewer Hill Road Saturday and learned the driver had fled the scene. Carroll said …

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  • Carriage rides return to Batesville

    Carriage rides in the park will continue this year beginning Nov. 28, the day after Thanksgiving. The Hot Springs Carriage Company will once again offer rides through Riverside Park, which will be decked out in hundreds of thousands of Christmas lights on Dec. 1. In …

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