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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

Veteran speaks at AARP meeting

The Batesville Chapter AARP will hold its regular luncheon meeting at the Catfish Wharf at noon on Nov. 11 with …

UACCB to host ladies’ luncheon

The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will host a ladies’ luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday …

New Hope Church holds harvest sale, lunch

A harvest sale and lunch will be held beginning at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at New Hope Church, located at 3655 …

First Baptist church hosting ‘Renewal’ program

First Baptist Church will hold a program called “Renewal” Sunday through Wednesday. Speakers will be: 6 p.m. Nov. 2, Dr. …

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 …

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 …