• Revival slated

    CAVE CITY — Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church will be in revival at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. The evangelist is Jason Palmer, pastor in Farmerville, Louisiana, formerly of Cave City. He and his wife and four children have a bluegrass gospel band and have …

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  • Church plans craft, bake sale

    SMITHVILLE — The Smithville Baptist Church will hold a craft and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Smithville Community Center. Proceeds will benefit the church in helping it build a new sanctuary and facilities.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 27, 1995.

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  • Dogpatch figures to be on display at museum

    HARRISON — Harold Enlow’s family was in the roofing business, but he found that it was not a good fit for him. “Man, it was hot in the summer,” he said, “and cold in the winter.” “And you’re afraid of heights,” his wife Elaine reminded …

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  • Fall fishing lures anglers to Ouachita River

    Though fishing in Arkansas is available year-round, fall is a beautiful time to cast a line and enjoy the favorable temperatures and colorful fall foliage of the season. The Ouachita River has long been a lure to anglers due to the stream’s prime fishing waters. …

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  • Storms hit central Ark., knocking out power

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Nearly 10,000 homes and businesses are without electricity after severe thunderstorms hit central Arkansas overnight, downing power lines and knocking tree limbs onto roadways. Entergy Arkansas says the bulk of the outages are in Pulaski County, where 7,700 customers were without …

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  • Inmate death investigated

    MARKED TREE (AP) — Arkansas State Police are investigating the death of a 37-year-old inmate found dead in his jail cell. A Marked Tree Police Department employee found 37-year-old James Ford on Sept. 20. The employee says Ford was found hanging by a bed sheet …

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  • Son shares story of Iwo Jima flag-raising

    James Bradley remembers sitting in a booster seat, a barber cutting his hair, talking about the man pictured on the wall of his shop. It’s his first memory of seeing the black-and white photo in which his dad is pictured second from right. John Bradley …

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  • Storm downs trees, power lines around state

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Utility crews have been working to restore power to thousands of homes and businesses that lost service when severe storms raked Arkansas. Storms with winds exceeding 60 mph hit Arkansas Thursday, knocking over trees and power lines and disrupting a number …

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  • Knife incident ends in arrest

    The suspect says he was trying to protect an old man from out-of-town thugs, but the witnesses gave a different story. After fleeing Benny Dodd’s residence on Dry Run Circle Wednesday evening, Genio A. Corley, 53, of Batesville told arresting officers that he was there …

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  • Melbourne schools awarded for improvement

    MELBOURNE — The Melbourne School District was awarded a plaque for five consecutive years of math improvement when the Melbourne School Board met Sept. 29. In other business and a reorganization of the school board, member Phillip Edwards was named president, Robert Cooper, vice president, …

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  • Free women’s self-defense class offered

    The Independence County Sheriff’s Department Community Relations Team will present Ladies Self-Awareness and Basic Self-Defense from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 9 at Independence Hall on the campus of the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. Officers from the Independence County Sheriff’s Department will …

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