• Blood drive scheduled

    A blood drive will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at White River Area Agency on Aging, located at 3998 Harrison St. in Batesville. To donate blood, call 1 (800) 733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment. All blood types are …

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  • Local man caught in window

    Like a good neighbor, Keith White told officers he was just checking out the house to see if anything was wrong. That was his story when Officer Randy Jones found him crawling out a window of a home. Jones said he found the 37-year-old exiting …

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  • Man hiding in home jailed

    A man hiding in a home was taken into custody and the woman who left her child with him may face some repercussions as well. Deputy Bobby Woods was called to Oak Grove Road Sunday to assist the White County Sheriff’s Office, probation and parole …

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  • Cave City sets pre-registration

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City School District will hold kindergarten and preschool pre-registration from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at the Cave City Elementary office and Evening Shade Elementary office. Children must be 5 years of age for kindergarten and 3 or 4 …

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  • Radio Club to meet

    Batesville Area Radio Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Community Room at First Community Bank, located at the corner of St. Louis and Harrison streets in Batesville. The meeting is open to anyone interested in ham radio. Testing can be arranged for …

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  • Choralaires to perform

    The singing group the Choralaires from Crowley’s Ridge College in Paragould will conduct services at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at North Heights Church of Christ, located at 200 Warrior Road above the fairgrounds in Batesville. The event is open to the public.

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  • Public meeting set

    NEWARK — A public meeting of Keep Independence County Dry & Safe will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Cedar Ridge Elementary School in Newark. The meeting is open to all Independence County residents. For more information visit www.keepindependencedrysafe.com.

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  • Devlin to hold cooking seminar

    A free vegetarian cooking seminar will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, located at 30 Gap Road in Batesville. The seminar will be conducted by Robert F. Devlin, who holds a doctorate in medical immunology from Oklahoma University …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 14, 1994.

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  • Every 15 minutes

    SOUTHSIDE — It’s where no parent wants to go, in their mind and certainly not standing before a crowd, caskets and flowers and photos of “happier times,” telling others what they loved and will miss about their child. But on Thursday, mothers, fathers and students …

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  • New Goodwill store open for business

    There were cheers and lots of customers at the grand opening and ribbon cutting of the new Goodwill Industries of Arkansas store on Thursday where customers have been trying to get in the door since Monday, according to Rebecca Brockman, public relations and engagement manager. …

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  • Woman stabbed

    Charges are pending in a stabbing incident that has resulted in a woman being hospitalized. According to Independence County Sheriff Steve Jeffery, 33-year-old Gavin Lovrien is being held in connection with the incident. Jeffery said officers were called to a domestic disturbance in the Meadow …

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