• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 7, 1994.

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  • Rose invokes Hogan, wins U.S. Open title

    ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — Justin Rose walked the 18th fairway and thought of Ben Hogan, and a chance to emulate one of the most famous shots in golf. That very moment Sunday made the U.S. Open’s return to Merion Golf Club worth all the bother. …

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  • Sports Briefs

    Auto racing BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Greg Biffle gave Ford a milestone victory — right down the road from company headquarters. Biffle raced to his second straight Sprint Cup win at Michigan International Speedway, easily holding off Kevin Harvick after points leader Jimmie Johnson smacked …

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  • Toy gun buyback? Just shoot me

    According to Townhall.com and other sources, Stobridge Elementary School in Hayward, Calif., may be shooting itself in the foot, publicity-wise. As part of a safety day, the school sponsored a touchy-feely toy gun buyback program, rewarding students with books and bike raffle tickets if they …

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  • Jack Engles

    Jack Shelby Engles, 67, of Batesville died Sunday, June 16, 2013, in Batesville. Born April 6, 1946, in Batesville, he was the son of Jack Kirkland Engles and Mary Helen Grimmett Engles. He worked in law enforcement and more recently in sales at Ozark Trading …

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  • Ronald James

    Ronald L. James, 61, of Batesville died Saturday, June 15, 2013, in a Batesville hospital. Born March 14, 1952, in Batesville, he was the son of J.W. and Willene Dickey James. He worked for GDX Automotive in Batesville. He enjoyed hunting and playing pool. He …

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  • Bonnie Julien

    CHEROKEE VILLAGE — Bonnie Jean Julien, 71, of Cherokee Village died Wednesday, June 12, 2013, in Little Rock. Born March 29, 1942, at West Bend, Wis., she was the daughter of Leslie and Helen “Tyger” Reynolds. She was retired from Neiman Marcus. She was a …

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  • James Handley

    CHEROKEE VILLAGE — James Handley, 72, of Cherokee Village died Thursday, June 13, 2013, in a Batesville hospital. Born May 3, 1941, at Haleyville, Ala., he was the son of Ernest Clifford and Mary Louise Nichols Handley. He was a Church of Christ minister for …

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  • Water board to meet

    PFEIFFER — The Pfeiffer Public Water Authority will meet at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Batesville Muncipal Building. Meetings are open to the public.

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  • Paragould 7UP downs Pioneers

    JONESBORO — Paragould 7UP defeated the Batesville Pioneers 6-2 Friday in Arkansas State’s Tomlinson Stadium to post an unbeaten mark in the Red Wolves Classic, an event that mixed high school and American Legion baseball teams. Paragould 7UP, a Legion team, broke a 1-1 tie …

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  • World record stood 17 years

    Howard “Rip” Collins needed to check out his outboard motor and fishing gear, because his son was driving over from Memphis and wanted to fish on the Little Red River. It was May 5, 1992, so Rip and his friend, Van Cooper, had nice spring …

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  • Woman airlifted

    VIOLET HILL — Shortly after Rae Grayham arrived at the staging area to help search for a possible missing child, she found herself underneath her horse after it fell on her not once, but twice. Vital Link paramedics and first responders worked to make her …

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