• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 18, 1993.

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  • McCrory man named flyway’s officer of year

    LITTLE ROCK – Thomas Kendrick, an Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife officer stationed in Woodruff County, is the Mississippi Flyway Council’s Officer of the Year. The council is an organization of waterfowl biologists and enforcement leaders from 17 states and Canadian provinces plus the …

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  • Dogwood Days buddy bass tournament set for April 20

    HORSESHOE BEND — The 23rd annual Dogwood Days Buddy Bass Tournament benefiting the Friends of Horseshoe Bend Animals Spay/Neuter Fund will be hosted April 20 by Box Hound Marina at Crown Lake, according to a news release. The marina is at 1313 Tri Lakes Drive, …

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  • Walker, Turner win bass event

    CAVE CITY — Shawn Walker and James Turner weighed in 13.45 pounds of bass on Crown Lake  Saturday to win the Cave City Bass Club’s second tournament of the year, reported tournament director Steve Moody. Fred Mullens teamed with Moody to catch 11.45 pounds for …

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  • Groundwater quality presentation scheduled

    MOUNTAIN HOME — The Arkansas State University-Mountain Home Stream Team host a public presentation at 5:30 p.m. April 9 on the challenges of restoring and protecting groundwater quality in the Ozarks, said Christy Case Keirn, the college’s director of public relations. The event will take …

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  • Crooked Creek trails dedication is Saturday

    Arkansas Outdoors YELLVILLE — Want to wet a paddle in one of the state’s best smallmouth bass streams? How about enjoying wildlife watching on trails along Crooked Creek? The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will dedicate a 22-mile water trail and almost 5 miles of …

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  • Local archery teams set state records

    HOT SPRINGS — The Arkansas National Archery in the Schools Program  held its two-day state tournament recently at Summit Arena in Hot Springs with more than 2,100 kids from over 111 Arkansas schools competing, and two Batesville teams set state record scores. Top 5 archers …

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  • Chamber announces trap winners

    In spite of biting winds and a snow-covered range more than 100 shooters, representing 21 teams, turned out for the second annual Chamber Trap Tournament Friday at the Independence County Shooting Range. The event was hosted by the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce. Following the …

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  • Willene Lindsey

    CALICO ROCK — Willene Campbell Lindsey, 91, of Calico Rock died Thursday, March 21, 2013, in Calico Rock. Born May 4, 1921, in Diamond Springs, she was the daughter of William Barnett Campbell and Nancy Elizabeth Calloway Campbell. She was united in marriage to Emmett …

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  • Woodrow Morgan

    ASH FLAT — Woodrow Wilson Morgan, 88, of Ash Flat died Monday, March 25, 2013, in a Batesville hospital. Born Jan. 8, 1925, in Batesville, he was the son of Randolph Ray Morgan and Ione Christenberry Morgan. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include …

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  • Prayers for Sidney Randall

    Sidney Nicole Randall. We know her name and have committed her picture to memory, by now only associating it with the ominous phrase “missing teen.” Her ubiquitous story has captured the collective heartstrings of the community, as day after day passes without any sign of …

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  • Letters to the editor

    HB 1929 not good for lakes, reservoirs Dear Editor, I read with great interest the article in Monday’s paper about West Magnet’s Stream Team. Those students are to be highly commended for their work and leadership in stream conservation. We need monitoring of streams like Poke …

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