• Earthquake rattles Cave City

    CAVE CITY — A 2.5-magnitude earthquake struck Cave City at about 8:10 a.m. today, according to the United States Geological Survey office. The location was about four miles northwest of Cave City and 16 miles north of Batesville. No damages have been reported, but Cave …

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  • 1 dead, 1 injured in crash

    ROSIE — A single-vehicle accident east of Rosie around 6 p.m. Tuesday claimed the life of a Desha man and injured a Thida woman. Clarence G. Mulholland, 37, of South Gainer Ferry Road was killed as he was driving eastbound on Highway 14 in his …

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  • Taxes due Oct. 15

    Independence County residents have until Oct. 15 to pay their personal and property taxes and avoid a penalty fee. Taxes must be paid on Wednesday, according to the Independence County tax collector’s office at 110 Broad St. in Batesville. Residents may also pay online (for …

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  • Man runs from cop

    Jonathan Crockett, 28, of Cave City didn’t have any outstanding warrants when he fled on foot from a police officer, but he did end up in jail. Officer Brian Luetschwager said he was called to 868 Brooks St. as a backup officer on Friday after …

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  • Out of the Darkness Walk to be Saturday

    The second annual Out of the Darkness Walk for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Lyon College in Batesville. Registration check-in starts at 9. Those who have pre-registered will still need to check in so they may be …

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  • Concert to benefit future Maxfield Park in downtown

    A park in the planning stages behind Batesville’s historic Main Street will get a boost with a concert fundraiser Friday night at Simply Southern Playhouse located on the corner of Main and Broad streets. The featured entertainers will be Pam Setser and Danny Dozier. Doors …

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  • Mitchell’s Park Street Pharmacy marks 135 years in Calico Rock

    CALICO ROCK — Mitchell’s Park Street Pharmacy will have a Customer Appreciation Day Oct. 10 with a free barbecue lunch and concert by Jerry Hopper. Carry-out trays will be available. Food will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. while it lasts. The event …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 1, 1995.

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  • Fall photo class, color tour offered

    Fall colors in the Ozarks are just around the corner and with them come opportunities for some great photographs. Associated Press award-winning photographer Tony McGuffey will be hosting a photography class and color tour in coming weeks for those who want to photograph the local …

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  • Gospel singing set

    BANNER — Banner Church of Christ will have a gospel meeting Friday through Sunday. Ricky Treat will speak at 7 p.m. Friday, and Joel Lewis will be the speaker at 7 p.m. Saturday. Sunday will be homecoming day with Craig Wilson speaking at 10:30 a.m. …

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  • Meeting set for UAW retirees

    PARAGOULD — United Auto Workers retirees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Grecian Steak House, located at 210 Airport Road in Paragould.

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  • Kids’ cooking club forming

    The Independence County 4-H program will start a free cooking club for children in grades four and up at 4 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Independence County Extension Office located at 1770 Myers St. in Batesville. A permanent meeting date and time will be decided …

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