• 3 join UACCB board

    Mother Nature has made her presence known on campus at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville this year, but she hasn’t come cheap. From ice in winter, an F1 tornado followed by flooding that washed out a vehicle bridge on campus and damaged …

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  • Grandson shot during argument in Garland County

    HOT SPRINGS (AP) — Garland County police say a man was shot by his grandfather this week after an argument inside a home. The Garland County Sheriff’s Department says the 26-year-old grandson was airlifted to a hospital after he was shot once in his abdomen …

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  • Man reunited with missing class ring

    CONWAY (AP) — An Arkansas couple has reunited a man with his high school class ring that had been missing for more than 40 years. Brooks Smith inherited a stranger’s 1967 class ring after his father died. Smith says his father had unsuccessfully tried to …

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  • Sharp County’s economic history to be highlighted

    ASH FLAT — The Sharp County Historical Society’s summer quarterly meeting will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Community Room of First National Banking Company in Ash Flat, according to a news release. Parking and the entrance are at the rear of the building. …

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  • Tough Truck Competition nears

    SALEM — The Fulton County Fair and Hill’s Auto Sales will host a Tough Truck Competition at 7 p.m. Aug. 2 in the Fairgrounds Arena at Salem. The event will give area competitors an opportunity to compete in a timed event to showcase how tough …

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  • Fair to feature equine events

    SALEM — Fulton County Fair will feature several events for horse lovers this year. The annual fair horse show will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Everett Show Barn. The event will feature halter classes, showmanship at halter, Western pleasure, lead-line class for youth …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 13, 1995.

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  • Radio Club to meet Thursday

    Batesville Area Radio Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Community Room of First Community Bank, located at the corner of St. Louis and Harrison streets in Batesville. The meeting is open to anyone interested in ham radio. Testing can be arranged for …

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  • Willison resigns; board appoints Anderson

    One is headed west while another is coming home. The Batesville School District will have a new superintendent come Aug. 1 after Dr. Randy Willison submitted his resignation during a meeting of the Batesville School Board Monday night. Willison will be replaced by Gary Anderson, …

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  • Summer meals end soon

    Come hungry, leave full, but just come. School may be out but lunch at the Batesville preschool and Central Magnet Elementary is in session, and for those responsible for the success of the summer meal program, every day is another knowing there are children who …

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  • AG rejects medical pot wording

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has rejected the wording of a proposal to legalize medical marijuana by a group that is trying to put the measure before voters in 2016. McDaniel’s office on Monday rejected the wording of the proposal by …

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  • Group seeks to block alcohol measure

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A group opposed to a proposal expanding alcohol sales in Arkansas asked state election officials Monday to block the measure from the November ballot, claiming its petitions weren’t submitted by the right deadline. An attorney for the group, Let Local Communities …

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