• City to screen free movie

    The Batesville Parks Department will host its next “Movies in the Park” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the amphitheater at Riverside Park. Admission is free. This week’s movie is “Star Trek Into Darkness,” which is rated PG-13 and stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Zoe …

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  • Clarification

    A gun dealer said he needed to clarify a shooting incident reported earlier this week when a customer was accidently shot at his place of business. Rickey Middleton said the gun belonged to the customer and was not one for sale at his place of …

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  • Agenda given for annual report

    CAVE CITY — The agenda for the Cave City School District’s annual report to the public, which begins at 7 p.m. Monday in the high school library, has been released by Superintendent Steven Green. Green will welcome those in attendance and give a student enrollment …

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  • Alleged thieves caught with copper wire, gloves, flashlights during traffic stop

    A traffic stop solved the theft of a residential burglary when an officer made a traffic stop Sunday. Warrants were issued for 22-year-old Bret Crick of 484 Wilson Street along with 25-year-old Rachel Moser of Kacey Lane. Independence County Sheriff’s Deputy Zach Rawlins was on …

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  • Bank recognized

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Independent Community Bankers of America has recognized First National Banking Company in Ash Flat for reaching a milestone as an ICBA member. This marks the bank’s 40th year as a member of ICBA. “ICBA is fortunate to have First National Banking …

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  • Hunters reminded to immediately tag deer

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas Game and Fish Commission officials are reminding deer hunters to immediately tag any deer they harvest. Regulations require the deer to be tagged before its moved, even before it’s moved for a better camera angle for a photo. The tags …

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  • Bank helps school open new library

    SULPHUR ROCK — Sulphur Rock Magnet Elementary recently celebrated the opening of its new library media center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the school. Using oversized scissors, Principal Stacey Lindsey and Library Media Specialist Lisa Horton cut the ribbon to officially open the new media …

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  • Paxton named ED medical director at WRMC

    Dr. Jason Paxton has been appointed Emergency Department medical director at White River Medical Center, announced Gary Bebow, hospital administrator/CEO. Paxton is a physician in WRMC’s Emergency Department, as well as the Wound Healing Center. He has been at WRMC since 2003. As ED medical …

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  • Thrift store holding bag sale

    PINEVILLE — The Annual Christian Service Center Thrift Store’s End of Summer Clothing Bag Sale is currently being held and will continue through Sept. 21. Shoppers can fill as many grocery size plastic bags as they wish with summer clothing such as shorts, T-shirts, tops, …

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  • Changing hickories, oaks lure visitors to Arkansas

    JASPER — Arkansas may be best-known for Bill Clinton and Walmart. But come autumn, the state gets attention for something else: stunning foliage. The brilliant yellow and red leaves of hickory, oak and sweet gum trees lure thousands of visitors to this part of the …

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  • Travis Price

    HARDY — Travis Price, 63, of Hardy died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in a Memphis hospital. Born Sept. 6, 1950, in Ash Flat, he was the son of Alva Ginks and Ruby Morgan Price. He was a tool and die machinist. He was a member …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 5, 1994.

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