• Callie Alivia Baker

    Jeremy Baker and Keri Janowski of Hensley have announced the birth of a daughter at White County Medical Center in Searcy on Oct. 31, 2012. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and has been named Callie Alivia Baker. Grandparents of the child are Paul …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 13, 1993.

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  • Letter to the editor

    Dear Editor: The horror of last Friday’s events in Connecticut reminded me of the horror I experienced when my youngest child, who had just turned 5, was hit by a car.  I remember my heart felt as if someone had grabbed it with both hands …

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  • Giving away Christmas

    I was working on a humorous Christmas story when the news came about the massacre of 20 children in Connecticut, along with the deaths of many adults that gave their lives to protect the children in their care. My two youngest daughters are about the …

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  • Secular Humanists bid all a ‘Merry un-Christmas’

    That “most wonderful time of the year” has arrived, and with it, most predictably, another round of attacks (yawn) by Secular Humanists doing their best to destroy the season by removing the Christ child from the creche. Yes, these are the same people who think …

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  • Trespass suspect faces numerous charges

    Driving a hunter’s truck and trying to steal his four-wheeler, rummaging through the land owner’s vehicle and trespassing were just the start of Jason M. Edgin’s problems Saturday morning. Members of the Independence County Sheriff’s Office, as well as Arkansas Game & Fish wildlife officers, …

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  • Razorbacks’ Powell showing he can ‘land’ 3-point shots

    FAYETTEVILLE — Marshawn Powell’s knee injury might have cost him most of last season. His down time, however, has provided the Arkansas junior with an unexpected benefit. Known primarily for his work underneath the basket before this season, Powell has turned into one of the …

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  • Manziel adds on AP award

    Johnny Manziel ran for almost 1,700 yards and 30 touchdowns as a dual-threat quarterback his senior year of high school at Kerrville Tivy. Who would have thought he’d be even more impressive at Texas A&M when pitted against the defenses of the Southeastern Conference? On …

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  • No. 4 Arizona keeps rolling

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Mark Lyons scored 17 points, Grant Jerrett added 15 and No. 4 Arizona showed no signs of a letdown after its biggest win of the season, beating Oral Roberts 89-64 last night. Arizona (9-0) pulled off an improbable victory over then-No. …

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  • No. 3 Baylor women score first 17 points, rip No. 10 Tennessee

    WACO, Texas (AP) — Brittney Griner scored the first six points and third-ranked Baylor recorded the first 17, extending its home winning streak to 45 games with a 76-53 victory over No. 10 Tennessee on Tuesday night. Griner finished with 17 points and 12 rebounds, …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher was apparently worried he would lose his baby and money to his longtime girlfriend before fatally shooting her and killing himself, according to newly released police reports. Belcher also complained about Kasandra …

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  • Eleanor Zurn

    MELBOURNE — Eleanor Landgraf Zurn, 86, of Melbourne died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, in Calico Rock. Born May 10, 1926, in Forchheim, Germany, she was the daughter of Anton and Agnes Landgraf. In 1947 she was united in marriage to Harold W. Zurn. She was …

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