• Let freedom sing

    The opening of the Stax Museum of American Soul Music in Memphis this week marks the celebration of a legendary record label that did much more than simply record music.

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  • Abuse not necessary

    The last few days, the Guard has received several phone calls from residents of the Spring Valley addition north of Batesville.

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  • Work to be done

    Legislators are gathering in Little Rock again as we meet in special session to craft a state budget for the biennium that begins July 1.

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  • Funding education

    Education officials are worried about losing Arkansas’ best and brightest students. They should be.

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  • LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    To the Editor,

    I am writing regarding Angela Brown’s column, “You’re getting sleepy,” in the April 23 edition of the Batesville Daily Guard.

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  • High-hatted view

    I love my red hat. When I wear it I hear people whisper, “Look at that hat! I’ll bet she made it.” I also meet a lot of strangers who come right out and ask, “Where did you get that hat?”

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  • Session could be rocky

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) – The governor and legislators hope for an agreement on the state budget before a special session begins in a week, but it’s likely there will be a number of fights over taxes befo

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  • Prom clearance rack

    It all started the day I brought her home from the hospital. Pink dresses, lacy bloomers and ribbons. Okay, back then she didn’t have enough hair to support a bow.

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  • Religions examined

    School officials and Christian leaders in Union County, Tenn., need a crash course on the meaning of the First Amendment – especially the part that separates church from state.

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  • Time to say good-bye

    One of the great things about living in a small town is the fact that you get to know pretty well people who have lived there a long time.

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  • Common sense does not apply

    Columnists serve a useful function, whether readers believe it or not. In fact, we serve many useful functions.

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  • Egg sided politicians

    Eggs are kind of like politicians – they can be scrambled, boiled, poached or fried.

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