• Bad Boy 98 attracts strong field of late models

    LOCUST GROVE – If weather permits, one of the biggest races of the Batesville Motor Speedway season will take place this weekend as drivers prepare to rumble around the oval in the Bad Boy 98. In its second year, the 2-day event attracts some of …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 8, 1993.

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  • Lyon student-athletes earn all-academic honors

    Lyon Sports Information ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Thirty members of Lyon College springtime sports teams were recently honored when they were named to the 2013 American Midwest Conference All-Academic team. Student-athletes must be in their second term of attendance at their institution and have a …

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  • Not asking for much; just trying to be ‘OK’

    Recently I read a news article that really disturbed me. OK, most news stories disturb me but on a scale of 1 to 10, this one rated pretty high. I know we read all the time about people scamming the welfare system. We watch news …

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  • Science fiction comes to life with plastic guns

    It’s right out of science fiction, but it’s not fiction — a plastic gun printed out on a 3-D printer was test-fired a few days ago in Texas, and it successfully fired real ammunition made for the more common steel weapons. This not only opens …

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  • Orb to have an inside view of Preakness from rail

    BALTIMORE (AP) — For a while there, it looked as if the Preakness was shaping up to be a runaway victory for Kentucky Derby winner Orb. Then came the post-position draw. Suddenly things got very interesting. Orb’s pursuit of the Triple Crown received an unexpected …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, May 16 – Sunday, May 19, 2013.

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  • Sports Briefs

    Golf PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Two marshals say Tiger Woods never said anything to them about whether Sergio Garcia had played his shot. Two other marshals disputed that account, one of them saying he told Woods that Garcia had already hit on the …

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  • Susanne Smiddy

    ASH FLAT — Susanne E. Smiddy, 80, of Ash Flat died Tuesday, May 14, 2013, in a Batesville hospital. She was born Jan. 23, 1933, in Gernsheim, Germany. She was of the Christian faith. Survivors include a daughter, Susanne Wright of Missouri; a brother, Franz …

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  • J.R. Frazier – Paid Obituary

    J.R. Frazier, 78, of Floral died Monday, May 13, 2013, at White County Medical Center in Searcy. He was born April 6, 1935, in Almond, Arkansas, the son of Eathen Gerome Frazier and Vinnie Gurtrude Houston Frazier. He started his 40-year career with Lynn Lanier …

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  • Earnest Moody

    FRANKLIN — Earnest Harvey Moody, 74, of Franklin died Tuesday, May 14, 2013, in Batesville. Born April 25, 1939, in Brinkley, he was the son of Osie O’neal Moody and Geneva Smart Moody. He was united in marriage to Debbie Jeffery on Jan. 14, 1993. …

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  • Scott Wood to mark 25th anniversary

    Scott Wood Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram will host a 25th anniversary and customer appreciation day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Central and Boswell streets in downtown Batesville, said Phil Brissey, general manager. This customer appreciation and anniversary event will kick off at …

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