• Watershed conference to be Oct. 10-12

    What we do on the land directly affects the quality of the water we use for drinking, crop irrigation and recreation because we all live in a watershed, an area where all flowing water drains into the same place. Arkansas is made up of 59 …

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  • Celebrate outdoors culture Saturday

    Arkansas Outdoors LITTLE ROCK – Plans are under way at several Arkansas Game and Fish Commission facilities to observe National Hunting and Fishing Day on Saturday. The nationwide celebration provides opportunities for every outdoors man, woman and child to extend invitations to family, friends, neighbors …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sport events for Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, September 21 – Sunday, September 23, 2012.

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  • NWTF celebrates hunting, fishing day

    EDGEFIELD, S.C.—The National Wild Turkey Federation encourages Americans to celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day Saturday by enjoying time in the outdoors and introducing that experience to others, said spokesman John Brasier. Local NWTF chapters from throughout the country are at the forefront of the …

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  • Junior T-wolves break through

    NEWARK — Two first-quarter touchdowns held up here Thursday night and the Cedar Ridge Junior Timberwolves broke through with a 14-8, 2A-3 District football victory over the Rector Junior Cougars. The victory was the Junior T-wolves’ first in four games. The Junior Cougars fell to …

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  • The games – 9/21/12

    Valley View at Cave City, KICKOFF • TONIGHT 7 A banged up 0-2-1 Cavemen squad is set to play host the the 1-2 Valley View Blazers tonight. Cave City Quarterback Jeremy Runyan is still listed as “questionable” by Coach Jon Bradley and several other Cavemen are …

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  • Lady Pioneers win at home

    The Batesville Lady Pioneers made short work of the Blytheville Lady Chickasaws in Pioneer Gym Thursday night, winning 25-9, 25-8, 25-16. Jayme Shell led Batesville with nine kills and four aces. Lainey Rumans added four kills, five assists and eight aces, while Morgan Huff chipped …

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  • Melbourne sweeps district golf titles

    MELBOURNE — Melbourne’s Brad Lamb and Dylan Smith both shot 3-over-par 75s to lead the Melbourne Bearkatz to the 3A-2 District Tournament title at Cooper’s Hawk here Thursday. The Bearkatz dominated, finishing 33 strokes in front of the Mountain View Yellowjackets (233-266). The other team …

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  • Lady Southerners roll on in 4A-Central Conference

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Lady Southerners swept the Clinton Lady Yellow Jackets Thursday in a 4A-Central Conference match, winning 26-24, 25-18, 25-18 to improve to 13-3 overall and 6-2 in conference play. “The girls have so much intensity and energy and you could see it …

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  • IUDs, implants urged for teen girls’ birth control

    CHICAGO — Teenage girls may prefer the pill, the patch or even wishful thinking, but their doctors should be recommending IUDs or hormonal implants — long-lasting and more effective birth control that you don’t have to remember to use every time, the nation’s leading gynecologists …

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  • 7-year-old girl hit, killed by school bus

    HOT SPRINGS (AP) — Authorities in central Arkansas say a 7-year-old girl near Hot Springs has died after she was hit by a school bus. Garland County Sheriff’s Deputy A.J. Tart said authorities received a call about the incident on Old Dallas Road west of …

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  • Williams service

    Additional information has been provided to the Guard concerning the obituary of Bruce Oliver Williams, which ran in the Sept. 3 edition. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at North Heights Church of Christ in Batesville. Arrangements are by Roller-Crouch Funeral Home …

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