• Police: Man with pants down had pills

    WALNUT RIDGE — A 42-year-old Gepp man was arrested Tuesday for possession of prescription drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with evidence, said Lawrence County Sheriff Jody Dotson. Jason Krumsick was arrested at a rest area near Black Rock. The Black Rock Police Department …

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  • Talk with boy leads to patch of marijuana

    JONESBORO (AP) — Two Craighead County sheriff’s deputies keeping an eye on a marijuana patch got some inadvertent help from the suspect’s son. The sheriff’s office says that a man and his 4-year-old son rode up on an ATV as deputies watched the area on …

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  • City to screen free movie

    The Batesville Parks Department will host its next “Movies in the Park” at 9 p.m. Friday in the amphitheater at Riverside Park. Admission is free. This week’s movie is “The Amazing Spider-Man,” which is rated PG-13 and stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and Rhys Ifans. …

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  • New SHS nears completion

    SOUTHSIDE — All the new Southside High School building likes is the furniture and paving of the parking lot and entrance and it will be ready for students come Aug. 19. Superintendent Roger Rich said bidding has been let out for paving the lot and …

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  • Miss Batesville, Teen pageants seeking contestants

    The White River Pageant Association is currently seeking contestants for the Miss Batesville and Miss Batesville’s Outstanding Teen pageants, which will be held on Aug. 2-3. Young ladies in Independence, Stone, Izard, and Sharp counties, as well as portions of White County that include the …

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  • News of Other Days

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

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  • Bellamy Brothers to perform

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Bellamy Brothers will perform at 7 p.m. July 19 at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View as part of the Celebrity Concert Series. Doors open at 6. The duo’s crossover hit “Let Your Love Flow,” released in 1976, became …

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  • Nominations sought

    LITTLE ROCK — Nominations are now being taken for the 2013 Arkansas Preservation Awards. Nomination deadline is Sept. 2. Each year the Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas recognizes and honors individuals and organizations for outstanding achievement in historic preservation in Arkansas with the Arkansas Preservation …

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  • SCV chapter to meet

    The Sons of Confederate Veterans, Job S. Neill Camp #286, will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the First Community Bank Annex building on top of Ramsey Mountain. For more information, call Roger Harville at (864) 361-0354, Harold Nix at (870) 307-5040 or Rickey Middleton …

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  • Clarification

    In reference to photos on the front page of Monday’s Guard, the Medical Application of Science for Health program is also a partnership with the Farm Bureau of Independence County.

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  • Service News

    Fort Meade, Md. — Army National Guard Pvt. Lukas J. Smothers has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction …

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  • Couple to mark 50 years

    FLORAL — Morris and Martha Wood of Floral will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday. Martha Hill and Morris Wood were married at the home of the groom’s parents, Leroy and Carrie Wood. They have three sons, Darin Wood and his wife, Barbi, Greg Wood …

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