• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 21, 1993.

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  • Pioneers put Rams away with stand, second surge

    PARAGOULD — The Batesville Pioneers did little to encourage the Paragould Rams here Friday night, and when the home team did make a move late in the first half the Pioneers answered. The particulars in the Pioneers’ 38-6, high school football victory were these: • …

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  • Independent Auto Sales now open

    Quality pre-owned cars, trucks and SUVs, with low monthly payments, are now available to local buyers through Independent Auto Sales located at 66 Batesville Blvd., Suite A (in the end of the Wholesale Tire building). Owned by Gene Wickersham (sales/manager) and Scott Clark, Independent Auto …

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  • Prayer to be sung at preschool to skirt rule

    WEST FORK (AP) — A northwest Arkansas lawmaker says children at a preschool he owns will sing a prayer song before lunch instead of reciting a spoken prayer to skirt a new rule that prohibits religious activity in state-funded preschools. “It just dawned on me …

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  • Teen shot, killed near college

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A first-year Arkansas Baptist College student died after being shot while he and others changed a flat tire near campus, police and school officials said Friday. The student was identified by Little Rock Police Sgt. Cassandra Davis as Derek Olivier, 19. …

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  • Hundreds turn out for soldier’s funeral

    BEEBE (AP) — Hundreds of people waving American flags turned out for the funeral procession of a U.S. Army soldier who was killed in action in Afghanistan. Services were held Saturday in Beebe for 24-year-old Sgt. Jason Michael Swindle. The Department of Defense says Swindle …

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  • Arkansans participate in 10,000-mile car rally

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The farthest Little Rock resident Michael Buckner had ever ventured from home was Seattle. The last time he went camping, he broke the poles to his borrowed tent. Driving a car with a manual transmission was as foreign to him as, …

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  • Historical society holds open house

    MELBOURNE — Visitors were greeted with music and singing as they walked through a Confederate campsite to the Izard County Historical and Genealogical Society’s Archival Room Open House on Sept. 22 at the Old Hospital Building on East Main Street in Melbourne. Musicians Gerald Cooper, …

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  • Lyon ties another Top 25 team

    Lyon Sports Information The Lyon College men’s soccer team continues to show that it can compete with whatever Top 25 teams throw at them. For the second time this season the Scots fought to a tie with a NAIA Top 25 team as Lyon remained …

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  • Treadway, Williams win main events

    Area fighters Josh Williams and Kristen Treadway won their main event fights Saturday night in the B-Town Beatdowns hosted at the National Guard Armory. Williams, who has fought as a professional for three years now, was a victor by unanimous decision over Dominique Azeez of …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sport events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, October 1 – Tuesday, October 2, 2012.

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  • Cavewomen go winless in tourney

    HARRISBURG — The Cave City Cavewomen went winless in the Harrisburg Classic on Saturday, falling to West Memphis 25-19, 25-13, Truman 25-18, 25-21, Harrisburg 25-8, 25-18, Hoxie 25-12, 25-11 and Walnut Ridge 25-15, 25-22 during pool play. In tournament play, Walnut Ridge eliminated Cave City …

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