• TV show to feature Hardy

    HARDY — The city of Hardy is the setting and an alleged family rivalry is the plot of a six-episode show that will premiere at 9 p.m. Feb. 25 on the Discovery Channel. “Clash of the Ozarks” is a six-part series that documents two local …

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  • Missing woman found dead

    A Batesville woman last seen Tuesday night was found dead Thursday afternoon, according to the Independence County Sheriff’s Department. Fifty-five-year-old Lisa Seufer was found deceased by officers and members of the Independence County Office of Emergency Management in a creek near her home in the …

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  • Suicide reported near Lock 2

    A shooting at Lock 2 Road is being investigated as a suicide. The Independence County Sheriff’s Office responded Thursday to the area and found Samuel Anderson deceased from what appears to be a self-inflicted fatal gunshot wound. The investigation is continuing, according to Independence County …

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  • Boy Scouts to hold chili dinner

    The Boy Scouts of America will hold a chili dinner from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church’s parish hall, 3900 E. Harrison St. in Batesville. Tickets are $5 and include purchase of chili, corn chips, dessert and drink. Carry-outs will …

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  • Calendar to be topic at Midland

    PLEASANT PLAINS — The Midland School Board will meet for its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the administration office on the high school campus. Agenda items include recognition of three teachers who are receiving grants from Citizens Bank for their classrooms. They …

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  • Board to consider surface bids

    The Batesville School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at Batesville Junior High where it will consider bids to renovate and resurface the track at Pioneer Stadium. The agenda also includes recognition of high school students who were named 2014 Visual Arts Scholarship winners …

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  • County offices closed Monday; trash will run

    All Independence County offices will be closed Monday for Presidents Day, according to Independence County Judge Robert Griffin. However, the regular Monday trash and recycling routes will run. County offices will resume normal business hours on Tuesday. Newark city offices will be closed Monday for …

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  • Krug running for re-election

      Fred Krug has announced his intention to run for a fifth term for Ward 3, Position 1 on the Batesville City Council. Batesville council members run as independents.         Political announcements The Batesville Daily Guard will publish abbreviated political announcements on this page, …

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  • Moore seeks fourth term

      Anne Moore of Newark is seeking re-election to Independence County Justice of the Peace District 4, which covers Newark, Oil Trough, Thida, Union Hill and Blacklands. She is a Republican.         Political announcements The Batesville Daily Guard will publish abbreviated political announcements on …

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  • Nix seeks office again

    Kathy Nix of Evening Shade is seeking re-election as Sharp County assessor. She is a Democrat.       Political announcements The Batesville Daily Guard will publish abbreviated political announcements on this page, as space permits, at no cost to the candidate. Those running for office may …

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  • Funds offer hope to breast cancer patients

    Isolating. That’s how many people describe the experience of breast cancer. Even with breakthroughs in medicine, which have raised the survival rates, breast cancer can leave the patient mentally, physically and financially drained. According to the American Cancer Society the price for cancer is high: …

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  • EHC yard sale scheduled

    The 11th annual yard sale sponsored by the Extension Homemaker Clubs of Independence County will be held from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 1 in the Commercial Building and adjacent outside area at the Independence County Fairgrounds in Batesville. More than 60 vendors will …

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