• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 9, 1993.

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  • SUP gains popularity in Arkansas

    Encountering a person on a stand-up paddleboard is still somewhat of a novel sight in the state. As a result, the scene sparks a lot of curiosity. “People will ask, ‘Where did you get that?’ ‘Where can you buy those around here?’ ‘What are you …

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  • Izard County sheriff’s report includes stolen four-wheelers

    MELBOURNE — Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence is asking residents to be on the lookout for suspicious activity after two four-wheelers were targeted within  days of each other. A green 2012 Polaris Ranger, model RX8 was taken from a shop building on Knob Creek Road …

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  • Junior Cavemen to host unbeatens for district opener

    The Cave City Junior Cavemen have had a rough go of it so far, but Cave City Coach Bryan Lloyd said things are looking up. Unfortunately for Cave City, they will have a hungry and undefeated Gosnell Junior Pirate squad coming to Cave City Thursday …

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  • Juniors aim for reversal at district opener in Jonesboro

    After a rough start to the season, the Batesville Junior Pioneers will look to start their 5A-East District championship campaign Thursday night at Nettleton in Jonesboro. The Junior Raiders have the advantage in the win-loss column with a 2-0 record. The Junior Pioneers will try …

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  • Paragould v-ball teams roll on in 5A-East play at Pioneer Gym

    The 5A-East Conference leaders shut out the Batesville Lady Pioneers in high school volleyball action in Pioneer Gymnasium on Tuesday. The Paragould Lady Rams won 25-18, 25-17, 25-22. In the varsity junior high contest, the Junior Lady Rams won 25-8, 25-10. Batesville Coach Tanya Haigwood …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sport events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Wednesday, September 19 – September 23, 2012.

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  • Lyon ranked ‘top’ college

    Lyon College is ranked in the top tier of the best national liberal arts colleges for the sixth year in a row, according to the 2013 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges guidebook. Lyon also made the list of colleges whose students …

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  • Habitual offender out on bond

    A Newark man is free on a $25,000 cash-only bond after he was arrested and charged for evading officers on foot in August after alledgedly taking a vehicle without permission. Daniel Robert McElroy, 30, of 525 Arnold St., Newark, is being charged with third-degree escape …

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  • Warrant issued in theft from boater’s truck

    A Charlotte man identified as the suspect in the theft of items from a truck parked at a river landing on June 8 is being charged with one count of felony theft by receiving and one count of misdemeanor theft of property. The charges have …

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  • Lynn McCamis

    HIGHLAND — Elsie La Neal “Lynn” Hall McCamis, 79, died Aug. 31, 2012. She was born Sept. 13, 1932, in Little Rock. Survivors include two sons, Dickey Joe Turner and Benjamin Neal Turner; two daughters, Deborah Lynn “Debbie” Turner and Patricia Ann “Patty” Hodge; four …

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  • Imogene Rief

    Imogene Sawyers Morris Rief, 76, of Batesville died Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, in a Batesville hospital. Born Nov. 5, 1935, in Holly Grove, she was the daughter of Norman Earl Sawyers and Odra George Sawyers. She was of the Pentecostal faith and enjoyed reading the …

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