• Revival announced

    EVENING SHADE — First Baptist Church in Evening Shade will hold a revival at 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday. Jay Weaver will deliver the message nightly.

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  • Webb, Fairchild to exchange vows

    OIL TROUGH — Chad Webb of Rosie and Tina Webb of Oil Trough have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristen Webb, to Weston Fairchild, son of Tim and Janice Fairchild of Batesville. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Max and the …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 2, 1994.

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  • Scam targets bank customers

    LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel warns consumers about a widespread scam in which con artists are posing as representatives of financial institutions in order to obtain credit card information. The scammers use automated telephone calls and text messages in attempts to mislead consumers …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    Rider Motor Co. owner E.C. Rider appears to not be among what is presumably the sales and office staff of the motor company which was on Main Street in the block the Batesville Municipal Building and its parking lot now occupies. The poster on the …

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  • It’s true: Only a select few run this town

    I have heard all my life is that only a select few people run a town. I used to not believe that but now I do — but not for the reasons most might think. It’s because no one else seems to care or want …

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  • Letters to the Editor

    Questioning county money for dance program, others To the editor: In the article “JPs fund NADT, reduce others,” I found their reasoning perplexing. I have trouble understanding how a group of 25 dancers whose membership is limited to “anyone who has completed dance training” is appropriate for a grant, while the …

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  • Patton, Ike and my teenage boys

    I recently took my two teenage sons to a talk by Frank Kravetz, a 90-year-old World War II veteran who survived Hitler’s Nuremberg prisons. Frank published his story in a memoir, “Eleven Two: One WWII Airman’s Story of Capture, Survival and Freedom.” Frank’s ordeal began …

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  • Bearkat harriers target another state double

    Melbourne athletes will try to defend two state cross country championships Saturday afternoon in Hot Springs, but the Lady Bearkatz and Bearkatz coach sounded more than a little worried about one of them. The Lady Bearkatz won the Class 3A team championship in dominating fashion …

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  • Cavemen crush Bearcats; ‘Cats fend off T-wolves

    BROOKLAND — Cave City Coach Jon Bradley recalls one play in the Cavemen’s 14-7 win over the Pocahontas Redskins in Week 7 that could have changed their playoff chances completely. The Cavemen crushed the Brookland Bearcats 54-14 Thursday, but needed a win by the Jonesboro …

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  • Steel mill appeal set tentatively for March

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — An administrative law judge has tentatively scheduled a March 28 hearing on the appeal of an air permit issued for a planned $1 billion steel mill in Mississippi County. Nucor Steel, which has two steel plants in Mississippi County, is appealing …

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  • David Green

    CHEROKEE VILLAGE — David George Green, 48, of Cherokee Village died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 at his home. Born Nov. 1, 1965 in San Bernardino, Calif., he was the son of Don Reed and Joan Darlene Reese. David was a truck driver. Survivors include his …

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