• Shamrock Community Cemetery meeting is Saturday

    CHARLOTTE — An organizational meeting for the Shamrock Community Cemetery will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at 1500 Shamrock Lane in Charlotte. All interested individuals are encouraged to attend.

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  • Salem’s Old Main restoration to hold fundraising event

    SALEM — The Old Main Schoolhouse in Salem will be the setting for an old-fashioned chili supper, pie auction, talent show and candidate meet and greet at 5 p.m. Oct. 4. The school is located at the intersection of Oak and North streets in downtown …

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  • Barbecue, bake sale set for Saturday

    Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual barbecue and bake sale beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday. The church is located at the corner of 10th and Oak streets. The price for dinner and a drink is $7. Dinners include barbecue, coleslaw, beans, bread and …

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  • Hoggard reunion announced

    CAVE CITY — The Hoggard reunion will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Cave City First Baptist Church. A potluck will be served. For more information call (870) 613-1371.

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  • ‘Ab ARt’ to be on exhibit at Kresge Gallery

    The Lyon College Kresge Gallery will host “Ab ARt,” an art exhibition featuring the work of contemporary artists from Arkansas who deal with abstraction in their work. The exhibition offers visitors an opportunity to see Arkansas artists working in contemporary modes of painting, drawing and …

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  • News of Other Days

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

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  • Winners at district fair announced

    MELBOURNE — The North Central Arkansas District Horse Show was held Sept. 24 at the fairgrounds near Melbourne with 115 entries. Winners included: Miniature ponies — Grayson Melton, first; and Lesley Jennings, second. Ponies — Samantha Franks, grand champion and first; Zachery Collins, reserve grand …

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  • 2nd project under way at UACCB

    A local college will soon have dual construction projects going up. A groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday for a new firefighter training/workforce training center to be located inside the old daycare building, which is located in the northeast corner of the campus, behind the library …

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  • Poacher busted for drugs

    A stakeout by local wildlife officers netted two men hunting out of season Friday morning. Arkansas Game and Fish Wildlife Officers Ryan Nast and Shad Pearce reportedly encountered two men illegally hunting around 9:30 a.m. and requested Independence County Sheriff’s Officer John Carroll come to …

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  • Blown engine ends high-speed chase

    A high-speed chase involving two police cars and a pickup truck Monday night ended near Sulphur Rock when the truck driver blew his engine. Pleasant Plains Marshal Mark Clark initially stopped Larry M. Justice, 38, of Rounds Road, around 10:15 for speeding, 71 miles per …

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  • Cave City student expelled

    CAVE CITY — An eighth-grade boy was expelled for one calendar year from Cave City school beginning last week for a drug-related offense, said Superintendent Steven Green. The expulsion was Sept. 22, the same night as the school’s annual report to the public. The student …

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  • Women’s Health Expo announced

    First Community Bank and White River Medical Center have again partnered to offer the women of the Batesville area a fresh approach to women’s health. HealthFirst Women’s Health Expo will be presented from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 14 at the University of Arkansas Community …

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