• Meeting changed again

    The Batesville Airport Commission has again changed its regular monthly meeting. The meeting is still Wednesday but the time has been changed to 5:30 p.m. in the airport terminal building.

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  • Cave City’s annual report on tap

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City School Board will meet in special session at 7 p.m. Sept. 22 in the high school library for its annual report to the public, said Superintendent Steven Green. The annual report will start with a welcome by Green, student …

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  • News of Other Days

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

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  • AG McDaniel hospitalized

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is hospitalized after a reaction to a new blood-pressure medication he is taking. Spokesman Aaron Sadler says McDaniel has been admitted to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences for observation after being taken to the …

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  • Voters must register by Oct. 6

    Oct. 6 is the deadline to apply to register to vote for the Nov. 4 general election. For more information on registering, call the Independence County Clerk’s office at (870) 793-8828. Applications are usually available at county clerk offices, State Revenue Office, Driver Services, public …

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  • POW, Purple Heart recipient to speak

    SEARCY — The first presentation of Harding University’s 2014-15 American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series will feature Col. Lee Ellis at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Benson Auditorium at Searcy. Early in his career, Ellis served as an Air Force fighter pilot flying 53 combat missions …

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  • Fiddle championship comes to Mountain View

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The annual Arkansas State Fiddle Championship and Workshops will be held Thursday through 20 at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View. Fiddle and guitar workshops will be held Thursday. The Traditional Old Time contest will be Friday. The Contemporary …

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  • Diabetes support group to meet

    The monthly diabetes support group meeting will be at noon Thursday at the Chamber of Commerce, located at 409 Vine St. in Batesville. For more information call (870) 698-9991.

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  • Nursing home, others receive quality awards

    LITTLE ROCK — Twenty-eight organizations from throughout the state were presented Arkansas Governor’s Quality Awards by Gov. Mike Beebe during the 20th Annual Awards Celebration for the Governor’s Quality Award Program recently at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Little Rock. Sixteen past Governor’s Award for …

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  • Cool weather helps attendance – Maggie Rose headlines water carnival

    Cool weather greeted attendees at the 71st annual White River Water Carnival at Riverside Park on Saturday that offered a full day of family fun including a concert by a Nashville star, the crowning of a new Bone Collector, drag boat races on the river, …

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  • Remains found

    When a 49-year-old Thida man decided to go on a fishing trip Saturday afternoon, he didn’t catch any fish. Instead, he found what he thought might be human remains. Independence County Sheriff Steve Jeffery said officers and investigators from his department were dispatched to Meadow …

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  • Man drinking beer, waving gun, arrested

    Waving a gun in front of his ex-wife’s house while drinking a beer got a Davis Lane man a trip to jail Sunday afternoon. Deputy John Carroll said he was dispatched to a Hawkins Street address around 2 p.m. where a man in a green …

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