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Vigil remembers domestic violence victims

Be there for a victim of domestic violence. That was the message brought by Independence County Sheriff’s Detective Mike Mundy who was a guest speaker at the annual Family Violence Prevention Inc. Candlelight Vigil held Monday at Lyon College. Approximately 50 people attended the event that remembers local victims of domestic abuse and brings awareness to domestic violence. Mundy, a …

In Other News

Needleworks club meets Monday

River Valley Needle Works Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the Independence County Extension building, located at 1770 …

Neighborhood watch changes meeting place

PLEASANT PLAINS — Due to the election, the Pleasant Plains neighborhood watch will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. …

News of Other Days

Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 24, 1995.

Club News

Daughters of the American Revolution The Independence County Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution held its October meeting …

Man pleads guilty in box cutter attack

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — An Arkansas man has pleaded guilty to slashing his colleague with a box cutter outside …

Ark. man punches two deputies

COTTER (AP) — A northern Arkansas man has been arrested after authorities say he punched two deputies in the face. …

Guard taking donations for Family Violence Prevention

It’s a time for giving and receiving at the Batesville Daily Guard. As a way of giving back to the …

Arrest warrant issued for housing chief

LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A judge has issued an arrest warrant for a housing agency’s executive director over claims he …

Sports

Undefeated Junior Pioneers crush Eagles, 41-14

The undefeated Batesville Junior Pioneers crushed the Green County Tech Junior Golden Eagles 41-14 Thursday in their final home game …

Southside offense breaks out in 30-8 victory

SOUTHSIDE — This time, the Southside Junior Southerners kept the scoreboard working while winning. Quarterback Marshall Wyatt threw touchdown bombs …

Pioneers aim at better showing in Paragould

Playing better in Paragould would be a good start. Certainly, that’s crossed minds in the Batesville Pioneer camp as the …

Driver-led Pioneers add on team title

PARAGOULD — Batesville Pioneer junior Tristen Driver defended the 5A-East District Cross Country Championships individual title, and then some young …

Homestanding Lady Blazers fend off Lady Pioneers in state volleyball semifinal

JONESBORO — The Batesville Lady Pioneers rallied to tie the Valley View Lady Blazers in the Class 5A State Tournament …

Lady ’Birds slip by Lady Pirates, 68-67

CONCORD — The Guy-Perkins Lady Thunderbirds slipped by the Concord Lady Pirates 68-67 Thurday in a non-district game as Madison …

Batesville High, city to host UofA softball camp Nov. 22

Batesville High School and the city is scheduled to host a University of Arkansas touring fall softball camp on Nov. …

Lyon women fall in soccer

CONWAY — Fielding a team decimated with injuries, the Lyon College women had no answers for offensive-minded Hendrix Wednesday night …