• Women’s health expo set

    The HealthFirst Women’s Health Expo will be presented from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, featuring free health screenings administered by licensed health professionals, a free photo booth, refreshments and more. This year’s event, which is presented …

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  • 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 community, the Guard is asking for donations to help Family Violence Prevention in Batesville. During the months of October and November, those who bring in …

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  • Tax collector to be in Cave City

    CAVE CITY — Sharp County Tax Collector Charlotte Ratliff will be at the Cave City Community Center (city hall building) in Cave City on Monday for county residents who want to pay their tax bills there. Those wishing to pay bills must bring their tax …

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  • Breast milk-only protects baby’s immune system

    Many moms and families may have heard that breast milk can protect babies from germs and viruses. While the health benefits of breastfeeding for both mom and baby are many, one of the most important benefits is the immune system protection babies get from breast …

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  • Walker to celebrate 90th birthday

    STRAWBERRY — Erma Clair Walker will celebrate her 90th birthday with a reception from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Fellowship Building at Strawberry Church of Christ. Walker was born Oct. 7, 1924, in Smithville to Carson and Lura Stalnaker White. She and her …

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  • Weekend Events

    Friday • Alcoholics Anonymous, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 424 E. Main St., 6:30 a.m. Call (870) 793-2203 or visit www.aa.org. • Out of the Darkness Walk for the American foundation for Suicide Prevention, Lyon College, 10 a.m. Call (870) 834-6777. • Lindsay Garland gallery reception, Batesville Area Arts …

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  • Quitman to hold Safety Fair

    QUITMAN — Cove Creek Pearson Fire Department will have a Safety Fair at 10 a.m. Saturday at the main station, located at 1149 Edgemont Road in Quitman. Multiple vendors will provide safety information. Faulkner County Rescue will make identification cards for children. Smokey Bear will …

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  • Southern gospel singings set

    Peaceful Harbor Church Peaceful Harbor Church will host a Southern gospel singing at 6 p.m. Saturday. Landon Villines, an anointed singer from Compton near Harrison, will be present. The event is open to the public. The church is located at 3000 E. Main St. in …

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  • Reunions announced

    Croom/Huskey family reunion STRAWBERRY — The Croom/Huskey annual family reunion will be held Saturday at the Strawberry Community Center. Doors open at 10 a.m. and a potluck lunch will be served at noon. The event is open to all family and friends.   Clark family …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 2, 1995.

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  • New director touts New Horizons center

    When the Batesville School District began the 1994-95 school term 20 years ago, the district opened a new school named the New Horizons Alternative Learning Center. This program was designed to meet the state mandate to offer an Alternative Learning Environment (ALE) for students deemed …

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  • OSU names honor students

    STILLWATER, Okla. — A total of 1,055 students were named to the 2014 summer semester honor rolls at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, including 581 students named to the President’s Honor Roll for all-A grades. Full-time undergraduate students who completed six or more hours with …

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