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Semi-truck crash creates delays

A semi-truck crash that occurred just minutes before noon Tuesday snarled traffic on Highway 167 for hours.

In Other News

Shooter charged

Bond has been set at $15,000 for 39-year-old James D. Mobley of Swafford Road, who was arrested for first-degree battery …

SHS madrigals thrill audiences for 20 years

SOUTHSIDE — There was that time the 35-pound hog head slid off the serving tray, and how could Rhonda Fowler …

Festival of Lessons, Carols planned at Central UMC

A Festival of Lessons and Carols will be held at 10:50 a.m. Sunday at Central Avenue United Methodist Church, located …

Weekend Events

Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, December 19 – Sunday, December 21, 2014.

Latin concert fun, educational for Melbourne students

MELBOURNE — For more than a decade, Melbourne High School students have been entertained by the Latin sounds of Puerto …

Donations sought

LITTLE ROCK — Goodwill Industries of Arkansas has offered three reasons for cleaning out closets and donating the items to …

Club News

Independence County 4-H A Christmas party and meeting of the Independence County 4-H Horse Club and Cedar Ridge Livestock Club …

News of Other Days

Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 9, 2003.

Sports

Pioneer quarterback recognized as finalist for State Farm award

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Batesville Pioneer senior quarterback Kenton Crawford was one of 45 finalists recognized Monday night at the …

Bombers down Cougars in bowling

MOUNTAIN HOME — Mountain Home swept Izard County in high school bowling matches Wednesday. The Lady Bombers won 12-1, defeating …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Thursday, December 18 – Saturday, December 20, 2014.

Greater depth, communication show in Hog secondary

FAYETTEVILLE — The targeting penalty banishing Arkansas strong safety Rohan Gaines from the second half of the Razorbacks’ 17-0 SEC …

Judge says suit against Pop Warner can continue

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has refused to throw out a lawsuit by a teenager who was …

Column: Thaw in US-Cuba relations warms up MLB

If one ripple from the thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations means baseball prospects get off the island and into the major …

Sports Briefs

Pro football NEW YORK (AP) — A lawsuit brought by retired NFL players against the league for routinely mishandling painkillers …

Scot men fend off Bulldogs; Scot women win by 59

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Tuesday night against Benedictine-Springfield, Lyon College sophomore guard Logan Bailey picked an opportune time to break out, …