• Clyde Lewis Hogan

    Aaron and Jessie Hogan and Carter of Russellville have announced the birth of a son and brother at St. Mary’s in Russellville on Sept. 22, 2013. The baby weighed 9 pounds, 5 ounces and has been named Clyde Lewis Hogan. Grandparents of the child are …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 25, 1994.

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  • AG sues online payday lenders

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is suing companies that he says colluded to offer illegal payday loans online while claiming to be affiliated with a Native American tribe to avoid legal action. McDaniel on Tuesday announced that he filed suit in …

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  • The collegiate football experience

    Lyon to take on rival Hendrix When I set foot on the Middlebury College campus in the Champlain Valley in Vermont, I was a long way from major college football. Middlebury is a Division III school and a member of the New England Small College …

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  • Stop being so stupid, voters tweet to Congress

    WASHINGTON — The roiling debate over the U.S. government shutdown is extending to Twitter, Facebook and Instagram as fed-up Americans turn to social media to register their disgust with federal lawmakers for shutting down the government. Those posting pulled no punches, calling members of Congress …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Talent enhances community Dear editor: It is my life experience that the texture of life in a community is enhanced by the presence of the arts, especially music. I had the opportunity to attend the “Levon Helm Tribute Concert” in the Fellowship Bible Church that once housed …

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  • Recharges good, like a cigarette should?

    Having been bombarded with umpteen Internet ads for “electronic cigarettes,” I resolved to find out what the dadblamed things are. An e-cigarette, I found, is a battery-powered device that delivers a fine spray of nicotine without any flame or smoke (although it does have a …

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  • Arkadelphia became Confederate HQ

    One hundred fifty years ago, as the Confederate forces in Arkansas were reorganizing following the Federal victory in the Little Rock campaign, Arkadelphia became the headquarters of the rebel army in Arkansas as Gen. Holmes regained control of his forces. Arkadelphia was the hub of …

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  • Strap on your computer: wearable tech taking off

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The digital domain is creeping off our desktops and onto our bodies, from music players that match your tunes to your heart beat, to mood sweaters that change color depending on your emotional state — blue for calm, red for angry. …

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  • Jerry Taylor

    HARDY — Jerry Lynn Taylor, 62, of Hardy died Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, in a Mountain Home hospital. Born March 8, 1951, he was the son of Marlin and Lula Slayton Taylor. Survivors include a son, John Taylor; a daughter, Samantha Taylor; two grandchildren; a …

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  • Wanda Sylvester

    Wanda Sylvester, 82, of Batesville died Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, in a Batesville hospital. Born April 15, 1931, at Pfeiffer, she was the daughter of Joseph Jackson and Thelma Gladys Johnson Trent. She was retired from White-Rodgers in Batesville. She was of the Baptist faith. …

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  • Ralph Jones

    Ralph E. Jones, 89, of Batesville died Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, in a Batesville nursing home. Born Aug. 24, 1924, in Batesville, he was the son of Robert and Artie Hicks Jones. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a carpenter and …

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