• Ark. state panel recommends $2.7M to crash victim estate

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A state panel says $2.7 million should be given to the estate of an Arkansas woman who was killed in a 2009 high-speed collision with a trooper. The award, recommended by the Arkansas Claims Commission on Thursday, has to be approved …

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  • Shaws to celebrate 60 years

    CHARLOTTE — Roy and Dorothy Shaw of Charlotte will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday. Dorothy Faye Arms and Roy Lee Shaw were married Nov. 22, 1952, by T.O. Love at his home in Charlotte. They have two sons, Rick Shaw and his wife, Debbie, …

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  • Matthew Craig Bailey

    Michael Bailey and Dorothy Musick of Poughkeepsie have announced the birth of a son at White River Medical Center on Nov. 10, 2012. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 2.5 ounces and has been named Matthew Craig Bailey. Grandparents of the child are Reece and Lynn …

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  • Issac Lyle Longamore

    Jesse and Lamanda Longamore of Batesville have announced the birth of a son at White River Medical Center on Nov. 12, 2012. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and has been named Issac Lyle Longamore. Grandparents of the child are Norma Spivalt, Beck Smart …

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  • Mackenzie AdaLee Dyer

    Steve and Prisca Dyer, Haley, Lucas, Alex, Vincent and Steven of Batesville have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on Nov. 8, 2012. The baby weighed 6 pounds and has been named Mackenzie AdaLee Dyer. Grandparents of the …

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  • Club News

    Diamond T 4-H Club The Diamond T 4-H Club received the Champion Club Award for the third year in a row at the Independence County 4-H Awards Banquet, held recently at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. The club also received the Highpoint …

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  • ‘Clothier to the King’ dies at 85

    The combination of pink and black. Pegged pants. Two-tone shoes. Flipped collars. Elvis Presley may have made it popular but Benard Lansky is credited for supplying him and others, rock stars and common folk alike, with the look of “cool.” He died Thursday at the …

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  • Miller represents area UDC at national convention

    Representing Albert Sidney Johnston Chapter #135 at the 119th annual General (national) Convention of the United Daughters of the Confederacy was Mary Cooper Miller of Batesville. She was accompanied by her husband, Jerry. The Omni Hotel in Richmond, Va., was the site of the convention. …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 11, 1993. 101 YEARS AGO The Fair Store, which will be one of eight large mercantile establishments in different towns of the state, will be open for business in this city next week. The …

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  • Honor Rolls – Midland Elementary

    FLORAL — The students listed below made the honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2012-13 school year at Midland Elementary School in Floral, according to a news release: Third: Logan Allen, Ethan Berry, Kyah Brinkley, Whitney Campbell, Sabrina Compton, Noah Davidson, Matthew …

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  • State has long history with movies

    With more than 75 movies totally and partially filmed in Arkansas, the state has enjoyed a connection with motion pictures since the beginnings of the industry. Probably the first Arkansas-made film, in 1915, was a short documentary depicting the life and death of David O. …

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  • Pioneers roll into another football semifinal

    GREENBRIER — The Batesville Pioneers made it three in a row with a 38-21 high school football victory here Friday night over the previously unbeaten Greenbrier Panthers. That’s three straight Class 5A State Playoff semifinal appearances. That will happen this coming Friday night when the …

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