• Southside volleyball camp scheduled for May 28-30

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Youth Volleyball Camp is set for next week, according to a news release from the school. The morning camp runs May 28-30, will be held in the volleyball gymnasium (the old basketball gym) and is divided into two sessions. Campers in …

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  • Spurs win in OT for 2-0 lead as series heads to Memphis

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — If the Western Conference finals seem the slightest bit over after two San Antonio wins, hold that thought for a minute. The Spurs have been here before and don’t feel at all comfortable with a 2-0 lead. And if there’s any …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Saturday, May 25 – Sunday, May 26, 2013.

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  • Bulldogs outlast Tigers, 2-1

    HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Mitch Slauter’s 2-out single scored Kyle Hann in the 17th inning, giving Mississippi State a 2-1 victory over Missouri Tuesday night in the opening round of the SEC baseball tournament. The game lasted more than 4½ hours and ended at 12:25 …

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  • Wainwright’s arm, Descalso’s slam carry Cardinals

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Adam Wainwright got a nice, loud ovation from the large contingent of St. Louis Cardinals fans behind the third-base dugout as he walked off the mound with an 8-run lead with one out in the bottom of the eighth inning. It …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football BOSTON (AP) — The NFL will celebrate its 50th Super Bowl in northern California, where its newest, most high-tech venue is being built. That makes South Florida, in the midst of a spat over expensive stadium renovations, a loser for the 2016 game. …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 14, 1993.

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  • Thoughts of Mom and Dad on this Memorial Day

    As Americans nationwide mark Memorial Day, this will be my first Memorial Day without my dad. He was a World War II veteran. Since my father’s passing two months ago, seven years after my mother’s, I consider how both significant and ephemeral their lives were. …

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  • Isaiha Turner

    Isaiha Mikel Barnes Turner, infant son of Jerry Barnes and Amy Mingues Turner, died Friday, May 17, 2013, at his home. He was born March 27, 2013, in Batesville. Survivors include his parents and three brothers, Dayvein Turner, Adam Turner, Zaivior Turner. The funeral will …

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  • I remember Dad

    Memorial Day always brings memories of my dad and the stories he told us of his experiences in World War II — a collage of stories that had no order or sequence to my young mind. They were simply exciting stories set in exotic places …

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  • Terry Cannon

    Terry Eugene Cannon, 57, of Magness died Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at his home. Born Feb. 2, 1956, in Harrisburg, he was the son of Isaac Newton and Gladys Od Null Cannon. He was a sportsman, craftsman, and of the Christian faith. Survivors include two …

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  • Janice Dixon

    CUMMING, Ga. — Janice Carol Nelson Dixon, 75, of Cumming, Ga., died Monday, May 20, 2013, in a Cumming nursing home. Born June 24, 1937, at Cushman, she was the daughter of Arlden Guy Nelson and Ruby Blue Nelson. She was reared at Batesville and …

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