• Jedediah James Rollins

    Shane Rollins and Shavon Pate and Shane Jr. of Sulphur Rock have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on Sept. 19, 2013. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and has been named Jedediah James Rollins. Grandparents of …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 19, 1994.

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  • Walmart still stocking Paula Deen items

    LITTLE ROCK — Despite Walmart’s July announcement that it ended its relationship with Paula Deen, the world’s largest retailer said Wednesday that it expects to keep her branded cookware on the shelves through the end of the year. Walmart said that after dumping Deen, it …

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  • The games – 9/26/13

    Stuttgart (1-2) at Southside (1-2)  Kickoff • Friday night 7 The defending Class 4A state champions lost 18 seniors to graduation and it showed in the first two games. The Central Arkansas Christian Mustangs defeated the Ricebirds 48-40 in the season opener and the Valley View Blazers crushed the Ricebirds 47-21. Stuttgart bounced …

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  • Tick bites can go from nuisance to menace

    When I was a kid, ticks were just a nuisance. Now, they are dangerous. They can make you sick, very sick. They can kill you. Rather, the diseases they may be carrying can kill you. And when they make you sick, if you do not …

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  • The bread basket is running low

    “Only two things are infinite: The universe and human stupidity, and I’m not so sure about the universe.” —Albert Einstein   Wow. Sure seems to be a whole lot of hoopla in the news lately about the SNAP program. First, we got to hear all …

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  • Unbeaten Bearkatz to face defending champs

    The undefeated Melbourne Bearkatz will be tested Friday as the defending 3A-1 District champions travel to Melbourne and face off against the Bearkatz in their district opener. The Greenland Pirates shared the title last year with the Yellville-Summit Panthers, and then fought their way to …

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  • New-look Raiders return to basics for Pioneers

    It’s been back to basics for the Nettleton Raiders, said their coach. After almost four months of learning a dizzying array of new things from Coach Steven Hampton, the Raiders treated less as more this week while preparing for their 5A-East District football opener with …

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  • Pastel workshop offered

    Batesville Area Arts Council will host a Pastel Workshop, “The Landscape in Pastel: Exploring Techniques,” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Gallery on Main, located at 246 E. Main St. in Batesville. The workshop will be taught by Pleasant Plains artist Karen …

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  • Macarons are work of art for Hot Springs baker

    HOT SPRINGS (AP) — For three years, Clare Williams has brought a little French flair to Hot Springs. With MaryClare Macarons, Williams — who studied art and design — said her business is very much a new medium for her to express creativity and imagination …

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  • Kathryn Vicry

    CHEROKEE VILLAGE — Kathryn Ann Walker Vicry, 86, of Cherokee Village died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, in a Mountain Home hospital. Born July 8, 1927, in Hardy, she was the daughter of Thomas W. and Berta Ann Daugherty Walker. She was a teacher for many …

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  • Freda L. Foley – Paid Obituary

    Freda L. Foley, 87, of Walnut Ridge passed away Sunday, September 22, 2013, at the Lawrence Hall Nursing Center. Born February 10, 1926, in Minturn, she was the daughter of Fred Louis and Grace Killion Ezell. She attended Holy Angels Academy in Jonesboro and was …

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