• Ogilvie cartoons to become weekly series

    Craig Ogilvie, who drew editorial cartoons for the Guard from 1963 until 1975, will return to the weekly lineup each Monday with an illustrated series called “…the rest is history,” according to Managing Editor Andrea Bruner. The column will appear on page 2. After serving …

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  • Poll workers to be trained

    The Independence County Election Commission will meet Tuesday at the White River Medical Center Josephine Raye Rogers Center for Women conference room for poll worker training. The first training session will be at 8:30 a.m. and the second session will take place at 1 p.m. …

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  • Girl killed when accidentally run over by father

    VAN BUREN (AP) — Police in Van Buren say a Van Buren child was killed after she was struck by a vehicle driven by her father near a business in the west Arkansas city. Detective Jonathan Wear said the man was backing out of the …

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  • Search to resume for boy missing in river

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Divers are to resume searching in Little Rock for a 13-year-old boy who jumped from a bridge into the Arkansas River. Pulaski County Sheriff’s Lt. Carl Minden said the search will  resume about 7 this morning. Minden said the search that …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    THIS PIECE OF OLD FARMING machinery near Elixir Springs in Dota Township in Independence County puzzled even the old-timers in a recent group that visited the area. When this photo came off the printer at the Batesville Daily Guard office, though, paginator Debbie Wetzel took …

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  • Garden club hosts ‘Music in Bloom’

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Mountain View Garden Club will have a Music in Bloom Garden Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 26. The event will include seminars and guest speakers, an herbal lunch buffet and admission to the Ozark Folk Center for its …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 16, 1992. 96 YEARS AGO The whiskey inspection tax levied in Batesville has been held unconstitutional. James. K. Cooper brought suit against the Wells Fargo Express Co. in replevin for the possession of a …

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  • Church holds monthly singing

    SITKA — The Pleasant Ridge Community Church will have its monthly singing at 6 p.m. Saturday. The featured singers will be The New Beginning of Jonesboro. A fellowship will follow. The church is located eight miles northeast of Poughkeepsie in the Sitka community. The event …

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  • Dinner theater is presented

    HORSESHOE BEND — Horseshoe Bend’s Little Theatre Group and students from Izard County Consolidated Middle School will perform “Forty-five Minutes from Broadway” at 3 p.m. May 6 at the school in Brockwell. Dinner will be catered by the culinary arts department of Ozarka College. Seating …

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  • Poet to sign books

    Local author David Milon will be signing copies of his book of inspirational poetry entitled “God’s Poetry” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Paper Chase Book Store, located at 136 W. Main St. in downtown Batesville. The event is open to the public. …

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  • GPS workshop scheduled

    NEWPORT — Jacksonport State Park will hold a global positioning system workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Jacksonport Courthouse in Newport. The event will cover the basics of using a GPS unit, locating hidden caches and creating caches. Participants will receive a …

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  • Friends of the North Fork and White Rivers to meet

    Kent W. Thornton MOUNTAIN HOME — Friends of the North Fork and White Rivers will meet Monday at El Chico’s restaurant in Mountain Home. The keynote speaker will be Kent W. Thornton of FTN Associates, who will present a program titled “Think Differently and Act …

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