• Bogus money found

    Money may not grow on trees, but last week it washed up along the bank of the White River. While her children were playing, 35-year-old Angela Garcia said she was walking along the sandbar and noticed a large amount of trash had washed up on …

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  • Drinking, hitting don’t mix

    After he hit his girlfriend and told her to call the law and have him arrested, she did. Independence County Sheriff’s Officer Bret Ward arrested 47-year-old John Michael Ehret after Heidi Watkins told him her boyfriend had been beating on her. “The two were highly …

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  • Man jailed for rape of teen

    WALNUT Ridge — Lawrence County sheriff’s officers arrested Gary Collins, 23, of Williford on Tuesday on charges of rape, said Sheriff Jody Dotson. “The arrest comes from an investigation by the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office and the Arkansas State Police Crimes Against Children Division. A …

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  • Southside School Board approves road widening

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside School Board at its recent meeting approved the widening of Bobbye Lane, providing a relief road for bus traffic to and from its elementary school. Superintendent Roger Rich discussed an upcoming tour of auditoriums with choir director Angie Weaver to begin …

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  • Strawberry woman arrested

    WALNUT RIDGE — The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jessica Huff, 38, of Strawberry on Monday for residential burglary and theft of property, said Lawrence County Sheriff Jody Dotson. “The arrest stems from a Strawberry resident reporting that their home had been broken into on …

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  • Steak dinner canceled

    The two women and men had to put their steak dinner on hold after a store manager followed them and called the law to assist. Officer Phillip Pickett said he was called to assist Harps Manager Kyle Miller who said he was following possible suspects …

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  • Melbourne woman to be extradited

    MELBOURNE — An Izard County woman with charges in several locations was arrested Sunday, according to a report from the Izard County Sheriff’s Office. Tanya Lynette Turner, 43, of Melbourne was arrested Sunday on five outstanding warrants from various locations. Only the Sherwood Police Department …

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  • Hendrix to host visiting artist Dustyn Bork

    CONWAY — The Hendrix College Department of Art will host “The plan keeps coming up again,” a solo painting and printmaking exhibition by visiting artist Dustyn Bork. Bork, an assistant professor of art at Lyon College, earned his master’s degree in printmaking from Indiana University …

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  • Water board to hear reports

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Public Water Authority board will hear several reports when it meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the authority office at 1401 Batesville Blvd., said Manager John Richardson. The board will hear a legal report, August water and wastewater financial reports and …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 29, 1994.

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  • Prancers chosen for All-American team

    Several dancers from the Batesville High School Prancer Team were chosen as All- American Dream Team members while attending summer camp provided by B2 Cheer and Dance. They include Tori Davis, Anna Wehrung, Henessey Coleman, Lauren Paschal, Ashlein Childress, Shelby Strain, Makenzie McDonald and Tressie …

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  • Moose Lodge holds bingo

    The Moose Lodge in Batesville has charitable bingo every Tuesday night. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and games start at 7. Those attending must be at least 21 years old. The Moose Lodge is a fraternal organization that donates all proceeds to local and nationwide …

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