• School issue divided

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) – Sen. Jim Argue says overhauling public education should not be an exercise in emotion, but rather an examination of the cold, hard facts.

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  • Set to be lawyer

    A clipping from the files of Paul and Virginia Henry of Batesville sheds light on the life of the late Dr. Finis Q.

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  • On middle ground

    With the Iraqi war having begun, and with self-certainty the reigning spirit in both the pro-war and anti-war extremes, it’s time for those of us in the middle to make our voices heard.

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  • The price of freedom

    Editor’s note: With war the topic on everyone’s mind these days the following article addresses those who have previously fought so much for our freedom.

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  • Votes don’t count

    When is an election not a real election? I’ll tell you when – it’s when your vote doesn’t count.

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  • Free speech and underwear

    According to fashion historians, T-shirts came into vogue in post-World War II America. Some credit James Dean with popularizing the plain white undershirt.

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  • Letters to the editor

    Guard invites letters

    The Guard welcomes original exclusive letters to the editor and will publish them on this page as soon as possible after they are received, subject to space considerations.

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  • Friendships tested

    My friends and I are planning our yearly vacation. While it’s still a couple of months away, we’ve already gotten a little testy just in the planning stages.

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  • Girls will be girls

    Today’s question does not concern the war in Iraq, nor the reasoning behind the weirdo in Utah who took that little girl (although it would be interesting to know how three people on foot travel fr

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  • Letters to the editor

    A Letter to the Editor of the Batesville Guard

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  • Weight loss, second try

    I made it to 75. Here I am, somewhere in the middle of my journey, and it’s been an exciting one.

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  • Keep Arkansas beautiful

    Just last week, Independence County was named as a finalist for an Award of Excellence in connection with the waste reduction and recycling program.

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