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Experts talk safety

Homeowners need to do more and be proactive when it comes to their personal security, and sometimes it requires thinking like a thief. These and many more topics, including knowing what your insurance policy really covers in the event of a break-in, were discussed when the Independence County Sheriff’s Community Relations team and members of the sheriff’s department hosted a …

In Other News

News of Other Days

Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 20, 2003.

USS Razorback, maritime museum has $1M impact

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum, home to World War II submarine USS Razorback, reported an estimated economic …

Main Street to partner with city

Main Street Batesville and the city of Batesville are partnering up. Tuesday night, the Batesville City Council voted to work …

Bad Boy theft caught on tape

Video showing a man using a stolen credit card and matching the face on the video to a driver’s license …

Electronics taken in burglary

An Xbox 360, connecting cables, two controllers and nine games were taken in a residential burglary at College Hill Apartments …

Lyon College president to fill leadership role

Lyon College President Dr. Donald Weatherman has been named president of the board of directors for Arkansas’ Independent Colleges and …

Local student receives fellowship grant

FAYETTEVILLE — Alita Mobley of Batesville, an honors psychology major in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences …

Weekend Events

Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, January 30 – Sunday, February 1, 2015.

Sports

BJHS, Wynne cagers split

The Batesville Junior Lady Pioneers mashed the Wynne Lady Bees in Pioneer Gym Thursday night, and the Bees rallied past …

Scot women grab 6th win in row

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Taylor Grigg scored 15 first-half points and Elliott Taylor hit eight of eight shots from the field, …

Sside sweeps Newport in 4A-2

SOUTHSIDE — Southside swept Newport in 4A-2 District games as the Southerners picked up their first district win of the …

Basketball in town tonight

Greene County Tech Lady Eagles (5-1, 5A-East District; 14-5, overall) vs. Batesville Lady Pioneers (6-0, 11-7), Pioneer Gym, 6 p.m. …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, January 30 – Saturday, January 31, 2015.

Things to watch this weekend in Southeastern Conference hoops

Maybe there will be more important games this weekend in terms of the SEC standings, but for pure theater, nothing …

Sports Briefs

Tennis MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic did enough to beat defending champion Stan Wawrinka in a semifinal match that …

Area football players sign with Lyon

Southside’s Jeff Fox and Midland’s Caleb Altom recently signed letters-of-intent to attend Lyon College and play football for the Scots …