• Parks director to speak

    The Batesville AARP Chapter will hold its monthly luncheon meeting at noon Tuesday at Josie’s at the Lockhouse in the lower level. Batesville Parks Director Jeff Owens will speak about the progress on the new community projects. A buffet-style lunch will be served at 11 …

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  • Bank adds vp/loan officer

    Stephen H. Martens has joined Citizens Bank as senior vice president and senior commercial loan officer, according to John Dews, president and CEO. Martens will be responsible for servicing a commercial loan portfolio, developing new business, and performing general lending activities. “We welcome Steve as …

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  • Booster club to hold fundraising pageants

    Pioneer Athletic Booster Club’s 2013 Pioneer Pride Fundraiser Beauty Pageant will be at 11 a.m. Aug. 24 at the Batesville School District Auditorium (old middle school) on Water Street. Registration is at 10. The pageant is open to girls of any age and boys birth …

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  • Veterans Day at Fulton County Fair is Wednesday

    SALEM — Veterans Day at the Fulton County Fair will be Wednesday in the Hickinbotham-Miller Exhibit Building at the fairgrounds in Salem. All veterans and their spouses are encouraged to attend. The program will start at 10 a.m. with veterans and their branch of service …

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  • Beards mark 50 years

      CAVE CITY — Jerry and Judy Beard of Cave City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday. Judy Johnson and Jerry Beard were married Aug. 18, 1963, in Kansas City, Mo., by the Rev. George L. Hendricks. They have four children, Johnny Beard and …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 3, 1994.

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  • Weatherford, Liles-Dorris run to crowns in Melon Dash 5K

    CAVE CITY — Events of the Cave City Watermelon Festival Saturday were called off due to heavy rain, but runners in the first ever Bethany Project Melon Dash 5K that coincided with the festival went on as scheduled, and Clan Weatherford and Jennifer Liles-Dorris won …

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  • Torpedoes win medals at AAU Junior Olympics

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Independence County Youth Athletic Association Torpedoes Seth Bailey and Joseph Wells teamed with other Southwind Conference members to win a Amateur Athletic Union Junior Olympics gold medal in the 13- to 14-year-old age division 400-meter freestyle relay here last week. The …

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  • T-wolves win golf triangular

    JONESBORO — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves won a 9-hole high school golf triangular at The Links on Thursday, finishing six strokes in front of the Buffalo Island Central Mustangs and another 35 strokes in front of the Marmaduke Greyhounds. The T-wolves shot a 112. Taylor …

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  • Bielema sounds happy with Hogs’ first scrimmage

    FAYETTEVILLE — During the University of Arkansas Media Day for football, new Coach Bret Bielema was first asked about a film review of Saturday’s scrimmage. Quarterback Brandon Allen competing 16 of 17 was an obvious plus, but Bielema began with two admirable understudies, fourth-year junior …

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  • ANRC sued over order to remove earth dam

    CLINTON (AP) — A landowner in Clinton is suing the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission after it approved an order in July that he tear down an earthen dam he built in a flood plain and without a permit. The lawsuit by Dan Eoff alleges the …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, August 12 – Sunday, August 18, 2013.

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