• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 10, 1994.

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  • Sewing with Cotton Contest seeks participants in 3 categories

    The 2013 Sew with Cotton Contest will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Independence County Farm Bureau Office in Batesville. Youth 14 to 19 and adults 19 and older are welcome to participate. The three categories include Cotton Dress, Cotton Sportswear/School Wear and …

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  • Red Cross requests blood donations during National Preparedness Month

    LITTLE ROCK — September is National Preparedness Month, a time for Americans to prepare for emergencies of all types, including ones that require blood transfusions. By giving blood through the American Red Cross, donors help ensure an adequate supply is available. It can take up …

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  • Not smarter than a (1912) eighth-grader

    How easy or hard something is quite relative, but I’d say the students of today have it pretty easy compared to their peers from 101 years ago. The Bullitt County History Museum in Shepherdsville, Ky. received a copy of a 1912 eighth-grade exam drafted for …

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  • Phillips wins Topless 100 after rain delay

    LOCUST GROVE — Rain delayed the running of the 21st Annual Comp Cams Topless 100 Saturday at the Batesville Motor Speedway, postponing the feature event until Sunday when Terry Phillips took the checkered flag and a check for $40,000. The Springfield, Mo., native took the …

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  • Courthouses: Rich in history

    After a statewide survey of all county courthouses in Arkansas, conducted by the state’s Historic Preservation program in 1975, the Clark County courthouse at Arkadelphia was rated as the most significant surviving courthouse in the state. It was designed by legendary architect Charles Thompson, and …

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  • Local youth finishes second in Presley 5K

    MEMPHIS — Corbyn Snell, a seventh-grader at Batesville Junior High, placed second in the 10- to 14-year-old age division of the Elvis Presley 5K on Saturday. His time of 23 minutes, 20 seconds was 80th overall among 1,100 runners. Overall champions of the annual event …

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  • T-wolves, Lady Cougars win another golf tourney

    The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves and Izard County Lady Cougars collected their second championship in as many tries when they won the White River Water Carnival High School Golf Tournament on the Batesville Muncipal course Friday. Last week they won the Cougar Classic, a 36-hole, 2-day …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, August 19 – Sunday, August 25, 2013.

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  • Wainwright regains form in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright was back in charge Sunday. Wainwright struck out 11 and allowed one run through seven innings, and Jon Jay drove in four runs with a homer and double to lead St. Louis to a 6-1 win over the …

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  • Logano, Harvick zoom by Martin in Michigan

    BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Joey Logano gave Ford a Sprint Cup sweep in Michigan, and enabled team owner Roger Penske to celebrate a victory in his home state. Now Logano can start to envision a happy finish to what has been an eventful season. “We’re …

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  • Charles McClusky

    SOUTHSIDE — Charles W. McClusky, 82, of Southside died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, in a Little Rock hospital. Born Aug. 26, 1930, at Egypt, he was the son of John Larkin and Veda Lorene Grady McClusky. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was …

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