• Southern Traditions offers gifts galore

    SOUTHSIDE — Just in time for Christmas, Southern Traditions Flea Market has opened its doors on Highway 167 across from the Southside High School and are ready to help local shoppers fill their Christmas wish lists. “We will have our open house Saturday with free …

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  • Lyon to host ‘Festival of Carols’

    The annual “Festival of Lessons and Carols,” presented by the music department of Lyon College, will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Christian Science Society of Batesville at College and 18th streets. The program uses the traditional English format of nine Christmas carols …

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  • Old-fashioned holiday scheduled in Searcy

    SEARCY — The second Old-fashioned Christmas event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Pioneer Village, located at 1200 Higginson St. in Searcy. Pioneer Village is a collection of 19th century buildings, farm equipment and other items of historic interest saved …

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  • Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group to meet

    The Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group will meet from 6 to 8 tonight in the Josephine Raye Rogers Center for Women and Imaging, Conference Room C, at White River Medical Center, located at 1710 Harrison St. in Batesville. The meeting will be facilitated by …

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  • SS water board to meet

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Public Water Authority will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at 1401 Batesville Blvd. The utility’s board members will: • hear a report from utility manager John Richardson regarding November water and wastewater financial reports • view a presentation …

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  • Ozarka College awarded $46K grant

    MELBOURNE — Ozarka College has been awarded The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas grant, which will help fund a comprehensive health and safety program, according to a news release. Ozarka was awarded $46,909 to support a Quick Response Health Care Initiative, to …

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  • Quorum court to hear about district court audit

    The Independence County Quorum Court will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the Jess B. Carpenter building. On the agenda is a request for a part-time position in the Independence County Assessor’s office, will hear from a representative of the Independence County District Court regarding …

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  • Weekend Events

    Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, December 5 – Sunday, December 7, 2014.

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  • Wheelis crowned Miss Lights of the Delta

    MELBOURNE — Reagan Wheelis of Melbourne was crowned the new Miss Lights of the Delta in Blytheville recently. This pageant is a preliminary to the Miss Arkansas Pageant and was open to girls from all over the state. Wheelis is the 17-year-old daughter of Dr. …

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  • Children’s choir to perform

    The Children’s Choir of Central Avenue United Methodist Church, under the direction of Dennie Baker, will present a Christmas musical called “An Unplugged Christmas” at 6 p.m. Sunday in the Family Life Center of the church, located at 1205 N. Central Ave. The play is …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 27, 1995.

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  • Oak Bluff center plans dinner

    The annual Christmas fellowship dinner will be held Saturday at Oak Bluff Community Recreational Center. A potluck will be served at noon. Donations will be accepted for a chosen family in need. For information call (870) 793-9520 or (870) 307-0002.

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