• Another year, another roller coaster

    Finally, it’s the last day of 2013. It doesn’t seem like 365 days have passed since we were saying goodbye to 2012. As always, there were highs — Kaylee’s first birthday, Gary getting a new truck, Kaylee’s first trip to the beach, lots of Kaylee …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Christmas memories To the Editor: I was looking forward to the Christmas Memories section and especially hoped Ms. Zelda Price would have again submitted one. I’ve enjoyed hers in years past. Sure enough, I was not disappointed. There was even a cute picture of her at …

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  • The best and worst of 2013

    The year 2013 was a roller coaster of contrasts with some surprises. Here’s a best and worst list: The Worst Non Scandal, Self-Inflicted Political Damage: President Barack Obama. A new ABC News-Washington Post poll finds record numbers of Americans now disapprove of his job performance. …

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  • LRAFB impressed Strategic Air Command in Cold War

    Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville in northeast Pulaski County today is a key part of the defense of the United States and home to thousands of service members. But it emerged mostly as a local effort. During World War II, much of the …

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  • Sports news in 2013 include big first, many seconds

    A first state championship for the Cedar Ridge Timberwolves, and a diverse mix of seconds topped the Batesville Daily Guard sports news of 2013. The basketball T-wolves gave the school in Newark a first when they defeated the East Poinsett County Warriors 58-56 in the …

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  • Bobcats subdue Scots with second-half rally

    After building an 11-point halftime lead, the Lyon College men’s basketball team committed 11 second-half turnovers and College of the Ozarks shot 17 more free throws in the final 20 minutes to register a 58-47 victory over the Scots in Becknell Gymnasium Monday night. The …

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  • Pirates slam Eagles for tourney title

    NEMO VISTA — The Concord Pirates outpaced the Westside Greers Ferry Eagles 69-56 Monday to win the Greers Ferry Lake Classic, a high school basketball tournament. The 17-1 Pirates led 17-11, 31-27 and 56-41 at the quarter breaks as T.J. Richardson led with 20 points. …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, December 31, 2013 – Saturday, January 4, 2014.

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  • Sports Briefs

    Pro football THE ASSOCIATED PRESS — Barely 12 hours after the NFL’s regular season ended, five head coaches were unemployed. Fired on Monday were Washington’s Mike Shanahan, Detroit’s Jim Schwartz, Minnesota’s Leslie Frazier and Tampa Bay’s Greg Schiano. The Cleveland Browns didn’t even wait that …

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  • Behind closed doors – The story of Evelyn Fort Stewart

    MOUNTAIN HOME — After 14 hours of being held hostage and beaten by her husband, Evelyn Fort Stewart watched as two police officers walked away. Her battered body, bleeding head and missing hair were not enough in their eyes to arrest her husband. She was …

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  • Father slaps 2-year-old Mom: ‘Good job’

    MELBOURNE — A Calico Rock man was arrested on Christmas Day after a video surfaced of him physically abusing a 2-year-old child. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said deputies and a Department of Human Services case worker were called to Apartment 30 of Calico Rock …

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  • Christmas tree taken in theft

    Not only did Dennis Smalley arrive home to find his home had been broken into and several items missing, but the Christmas tree was gone as well. Smalley told Independence County Sheriff’s Officer John Carroll he arrived home Christmas Eve to find that someone had …

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