• Put it on the ballot

    There sure has been a lot of hoopla lately in the local news all over the wet-dry issue facing Independence County. Lately it’s been the subject of great debate and I use that term loosely because in my opinion, the art of debate is dying …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    Kudos to letter writer Dear editor: This is in response to Bob Dailey’s letter to the editor published in the Batesville Daily Guard on Feb. 21, 2014. Kudos to you Bob Dailey and take a bow because you do deserve it. I see you are …

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  • Woman pleads guilty to faking nurse credentials

    LITTLE ROCK — A woman accused of posing as a nurse while working at a Searcy elementary school pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges that could land her in prison for more than 20 years, though the government asked the judge to limit her prison …

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  • Carol Cartwright

    MOUNT PLEASANT — Carol Slatter Cartwright, 70, of Mount Pleasant died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, in Batesville. Born Jan. 7, 1944, in Levelland, Texas, she was the daughter of Jack and Juanita Simmons Slatter. She was a homemaker and a Christian. Survivors include three sons, …

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  • Stella Ballard

    SENATH, Mo. — Stella Ballard, 82, of Senath, Mo., died Feb. 19, 2014, in a Senath nursing home. Born Sept. 18, 1931, in Batesville, she was the daughter of William and Effie Mae Hagwood Barnett. She enjoyed cats, flowers, reading and crossword puzzles. She was …

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  • Cougars knock off defending state champs

    BROCKWELL — It took two overtimes, but the Izard County Cougars were able to subdue the Class 1A defending state champion Bay Yellowjackets 62-60 in front of the home crowd Wednesday in the Class 1A Region 2 Tournament at the Cougar’s Den. “It was electric …

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  • Basketball in town tonight

    Blytheville Lady Chickasaws (3-10, 5A-East District; 9-17, overall) vs. Batesville Lady Pioneers (2-11, 4-21) at Pioneer Gym, 5:30 p.m. The Lady Chicks broke Lady Pioneer hearts on Jan. 17, scoring the last four points for a 33-30 victory. The Lady Pioneers had possession of the …

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  • BHS coaches, players puzzling over 2014 teams

    Batesville High’s soccer teams are puzzles yet to be put together, said the Pioneer and Lady Pioneer coaches. “I told our players today that, at this point, we’re just a picture on a box,” Pioneer Coach TJ Stroud said. “We’ve got a whole bunch of …

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  • Local gymnasts win crowns in Cabot

    CABOT — Stars and Stripes Gymnastic Center’s Kenlee Manis won an all-around championship and a teammate collected an event title at the Emerald Classic last weekend. Competing in the Level 2A group, Manis won the vault and the balance beam competitions, placed third on the …

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  • Bad Boys win hoops state title

    The Bad Boys seventh-grade Amateur Athletic Union basketball team recently won the Hoop Play USA Pee Wee State Seventh-grade Boys Tournament in Little Rock. The team is made up of athletes from Southside, Melbourne, Searcy and Bald Knob. The Bad Boys defeated the TBA Bruins …

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  • Local Legion baseball program announces plans to start play

    Batesville’s American Legion baseball program recently met with other Zone 2 members in Jonesboro to set plans for the summertime program, announced Scott McSpadden. Legion tryouts are set for 2 p.m. May 18 at the Batesville North Complex. “We are set up to have teams …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, January 27 – Sunday, March 2, 2014.

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