• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 20, 1995.

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  • Casey Abrams to perform at ASU-MH

    MOUNTAIN HOME — American Idol finalist Casey Abrams will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Ed Coulter Performing Arts Center at the Vada Sheid Community Development Center on the campus of Arkansas State University in Mountain Home. Admission is free, and no tickets are …

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  • Abduction survivor speaks at Harding University

    SEARCY (AP) — A renowned survivor of a kidnapping and sexual abuse in Utah said it says a lot about a place to have an abuse relief establishment like Searcy’s Child Safety Center. Elizabeth Smart said after she endured abuse for nine months at the …

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  • Life in America – Nigerian couple discuss cultural differences

    In Nigeria, a man gives money to a women he wants to marry and their families choose the wedding date. Women do not smoke nor do they wear pants to church. Boys as young as 12 can help make decisions for the community. Adults are …

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  • $500K bond set for child rape suspect

    MELBOURNE — Beth Dickerson had no plans to show up for court. The 31-year-old Izard County woman told one of her victims she was looking at 35 to life after she learned she was wanted for rape of a 12-year-old boy and sexual contact with …

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  • Hysterical woman forces intruder out

    An officer arrived on College Street in Batesville Thursday morning to find a half-naked hysterical woman who said she had gotten out of the shower and found a stranger in her living room. Independence County Officer Bret Ward said he was dispatched to the residence …

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  • Juvenile charged in bomb threat

    A local juvenile connected to a bomb threat at a school in Fort Smith has been charged in juvenile court with first-degree conspiracy to commit terroristic threatening. The Independence County Sheriff’s Office has been working with the Fort Smith Police Department after the Southside High …

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  • 3 arrested for delivering drugs

    ASH FLAT — Three Cave City residents were arrested Tuesday for dealing drugs, according to a news release. Tressa Winters, 29, was arrested for two counts of delivery of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), a class C felony, two counts of delivery within 1,000 feet of …

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  • Officer pulls over reckless driver

    Officer Patrick Collins was not sure what was causing the traffic flow ahead of him to stall, but shortly after he heard a fellow officer being dispatched in his direction over a reckless driver, he saw the vehicle in question ahead of him around 7:15 …

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  • EAST Night Out to reach out to potential clients

    Eagle Mountain Magnet will host EAST Night Out from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 14. The event is open to the public. EAST is Environmental And Spatial Technology, a nonprofit organization that focuses on student-driven service projects through the use of the latest technology. Julie …

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  • WRHS to offer adult psych ward, helicopter transport

    A stroke patient who needs to be med-flighted from Batesville to a large hospital. An additional team watching over critical care patients 24/7 in an “eICU.” Psych patients who need specialized care. White River Health System continues to implement quality care and expand services to …

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  • Sharp Co. woman named to worldwide advisory board

    “Fibromyalgia has changed my life no doubt, but it cannot have my life. I am still living that to the best of my ability.” —Karla Rush   SIDNEY — A real-time research platform and patient network that connects patients with others who have the same …

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