• Storytellers gather at folk center

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Ozark Storytellers Gathering will be Friday and Saturday at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View. The gathering includes workshops with well-known storytellers Dakota Russell and Molly Postlewait, a live broadcast of stories by “Tales From the South,” a …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 6, 1995.

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  • Veterans Benefits Fair scheduled

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Arkansas State University at Mountain Home will host its second annual Veterans Benefits Fair from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Vada Sheid Community Development Center on the campus. KTLO will broadcast live and host a treasure chest from 3 to …

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  • Ouachita County calls for election on hospital tax

    CAMDEN (AP) — The Ouachita County Quorum Court has approved several proposals asking voters to consider a sales tax increase to fund a county hospital. The court passed three ordinances this week calling for a special election on a sales tax increase that would support …

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  • Bear hit by truck, killed

    THAYER, Mo. (AP) — Missouri officials say a 600-pound black bear has been struck and killed by a semitrailer near the Arkansas border. Paul Veatch with the Missouri Department of Conservation said the animal is being studied at a facility in Jefferson City. The semitrailer …

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  • Searchers find hunter

    HARTFORD (AP) — Authorities in western Arkansas say an Oklahoma man who disappeared while deer hunting has been found safe. Sebastian County Sheriff’s Lt. Philip Pevehouse said 22-year-old Wylie Peters was found on Poteau Mountain Tuesday afternoon by a search team that included members of …

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  • 1 arrested for prostitution

    FORT SMITH (AP) — Fort Smith police have arrested a man who they say promoted prostitution. Sgt. Daniel Grubbs says the 21-year-old man was arrested Tuesday and faces a charge of human trafficking. Undercover officers responded to an online escort advertisement on Nov. 5. That …

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  • Bronze Star recipient lost will ‘in country,’ found joy back home

    Spec. Thomas Edwards and his platoon were just waking up from a few hours of sleep on the edge of an overgrown rice paddy. They had spent the night there with only a crudely built, three-foot-tall rock wall as cover from the elements or a …

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  • Intimidator deal to foster 150 new jobs

    They struck a deal … and now the journey begins. On Monday it was officially announced that Intimidator Inc. will produce a line of utility vehicles for the internationally known company, Mahindra. Representatives from both companies were on hand at Intimidator, Inc. to make the …

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  • Korean War vet carried wounded soldier, weapon away from enemy before also becoming injured

    Growing up in Poughkeepsie, I always knew Wayne Denton. He was a quiet, soft-spoken man, a good friend of my dad. I had heard of his army days. “He was shot to pieces during the war,” people said. But I was young, and the grim …

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  • Veterans, spouses to be honored at John 3:16

    CHARLOTTE — John 3:16 Ministries will host its seventh annual Veterans Celebration Service steak dinner, paying tribute to local military veterans, following the Sunday morning service (around noon) on Nov. 16. Services start at 9:45 in the new multi-purpose building. Decorated Vietnam veteran the Rev. …

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  • One still in custody after meth arrests

    MELBOURNE — One of two people who was arrested last week for drug charges — including exposing a child to meth — has bonded out, while the other is still in custody, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. The pair was arrested Nov. 5 …

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