• Power line is cut in Cabot

    CABOT (AP) — The FBI is investigating after someone intentionally cut down a power line in Cabot, sending the line crashing to the ground and shutting down traffic for several hours. Entergy Arkansas reported the downed transmission line Wednesday on Arkansas 321 east of Cabot. …

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  • Many veterans, new talent lining up for Scot women

    After battling with a starting lineup that featured as many as seven freshmen a year ago, the Lyon College women’s soccer team looks to take advantage of their veterans coming back in an effort to challenge for the American Midwest Conference title in 2013. The …

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  • Weekend Events

    Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, August 23 – Sunday, August 25, 2013.

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  • Lyon men plan continued climb in soccer

    The Lyon College men’s soccer program reached new heights under first-year Coach Michael Brookshire in 2012, registering more wins than ever before and earning a national ranking. Beginning this weekend, they will try to top that run and a third-place finish in the American Midwest …

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  • Rudd, Reynnolds, Day win drag races

    NEWPORT — Randall Rudd defeated Ed Littlejohn in the Street stock division at the Newport Dragstrip on Sunday. Shelby Sheilds and Carl Morrison each finished third. Kyle Reynolds won the Footbrake division, followed by Lonnie Allwhite and Bill Smith, and Johnathan Day won the the …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, August 22 – Sunday, August 25, 2013.

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  • Devlin to conduct vegetarian cooking seminar

    Dr. Bob Devlin will be conducting a free vegetarian cooking seminar, “A Mexican Fiesta,” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. tonight in the Fellowship Hall of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, located at 30 Gap Road in Batesville. The seminar is non-denominational and part of a nine-part …

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  • Vendors sought for Native American Day

    CALICO ROCK — Vendors are needed for the Second Annual Native American Day, which will be celebrated Sept. 13 and 14 in Calico Rock. “We have room for more craft vendors,” Gloria Gushue, museum executive director, said. “We are especially looking for anyone offering Native …

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  • Pleasant Ridge Cemetery to hold annual homecoming Saturday

    POUGHKEEPSIE — Pleasant Ridge Cemetery Association will have its annual cemetery homecoming Saturday. The cemetery is located next to Pleasant Ridge Community Church, located at 108 Pleasant Ridge Road, nine miles northeast of Poughkeepsie. A business meeting will be held at 11 a.m. followed by …

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  • Bank recognized

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) recognizes Citizens Bank in Batesville for reaching an important milestone as an ICBA member. This marks the community bank’s 40 years as a member of ICBA, the only national trade association dedicated exclusively to serving …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 15, 1994.

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  • Horton, Herndon anxious to shine as Hog wide receivers

    FAYETTEVILLE — Julian Horton took a deep breath and exhaled when asked about his feelings. There was just no simple answer for the Razorbacks senior wide receiver, who has waited patiently over the last three seasons to see extended time on the field. Horton is …

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