• Program helps diabetic patients manage their disease

    CHEROKEE VILLAGE — Diabetes is America’s fastest-growing chronic disease. To put it in perspective, the Center for Disease Control released statistics showing the number of American adults with diagnosed diabetes in 1984 was 5.9 million; today, that number is well over 20 million. It is …

    Read More

  • Rec panel to review requests

    The Independence County Quorum Court recreation committee will meet at 5 this evening at the Independence County Courthouse to review grant requests. Members of this committee include Anne Moore, Tim Stewart, Bill Lindsey, Kenny Hurley and Jason Jones.

    Read More

  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 14, 1995.

    Read More

  • Training for real scenarios

    John Marlow crawled inside the old Ford Mustang and started shooting. Within minutes, the Cave City Police officer was firing shots through the windshield toward his target. Marlow was one of several officers who ran through the same scenario Friday morning at the Sharp County …

    Read More

  • Ice-skating rink planned for holiday

    “The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce and the city of Batesville invite you to experience a magical Christmas on the White River,” according to a news release. “If you haven’t already made Batesville a holiday destination, we hope you will this year! Once you experience …

    Read More

  • Parade is Dec. 1 on Main

    The 2014 Batesville Christmas Parade will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 1 on Main Street, the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce has announced. This year’s theme will be “Cowboy Christmas.” The city of Batesville will hold its annual lighting ceremony at 6. at city …

    Read More

  • Aquatics facility means much to local swimmer, family

    Five days a week, year-round (except for football season), 14-year-old Seth Bailey must travel to Searcy to swim with his USA coach, who drives in from Little Rock. Seth began swimming with the ICYAA Torpedoes, then two years ago, just before he turned 12 told …

    Read More

  • Traffic stops nets two drug arrests

    A Pleasant Plains man was released to White County authorities after a routine traffic stop revealed he had outstanding warrants from that county. Independence County Deputy Shawn Stephens said he stopped a black Mazda Protege for no tags at the intersection of Camp Tahkodah and …

    Read More

  • Chili cook-off planned

    Lyon College Friends of the Library will host their annual chili cook-off from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Mabee-Simpson Library. Cost is $3 for Friends of the Library and students, and $5 for the public. Children under 12 eat free. Attendees can shop for Christmas …

    Read More

  • Free Thanksgiving program offered for senior citizens

    Old Independence Regional Museum will be offering the 11th in its series of senior programs for 2014, according to a news release. On Tuesday, museum volunteers will lead participants in a fun game of Thanksgiving trivia. Afterward, the seniors will make a turkey table decoration …

    Read More

  • Veterans honored; life lessons taught

    MELBOURNE — Students at the Melbourne School District this month learned about veterans who have passed on but on Veterans Day got to hear from a few war heroes still around. Students visited Melbourne Cemetery to research late veterans and place flags on their graves …

    Read More

  • Author to speak

    Lyon College will present speaker Travis Langley, the author of “Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Nucor Auditorium. Langley is also a psychology professor who teaches on crime, mental illness, social behavior and media. Admission is free.

    Read More

Page 26 of 1,022« First...1020«2425262728»304050...Last »