• C-Ridge sets kindergarten registration

    NEWARK — Kindergarten registration at the Cedar Ridge School District will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 14 at both Cord-Charlotte Elementary and Newark Elementary. A Social Security card, official birth certificate, immunization record and physical screening for each child are required …

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  • Weekend Events

    Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, March 8 – Sunday, March 10, 2013.

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  • Bid accepted for CC baseball field project

    CAVE CITY — By a unanimous vote, the Cave City School Board decided during a regular meeting last week to accept the second-lowest bid for new lighting and a small concession stand at the baseball field, said Superintendent Steven Green. Bids were opened on Feb. …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 28, 1993.

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  • Students learn about Spanish language, culture via concert

    MELBOURNE — Instead of repeating words from the Spanish language using a book or with help from their teachers, many area students put their Spanish skills to the test in a rather unusual way — via concert. Ennio Emmanuel, a critically acclaimed singer, songwriter and …

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  • Coping with cancer – Girl’s migraine turns out to be tumor

    CALICO ROCK — Chuck and Amy Jones knew something wasn’t right when their 8-year-old daughter Peyton began complaining of migraine headaches. A trip to the ER would confirm their worst fears: She had a cancerous brain tumor. Less than a month prior, when Peyton’s migraines …

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  • Shooting suspect arrested

    Named as a suspect in the shooting of a Newark woman Feb. 19, Ernesto Trevino was arrested late Tuesday night without incident in Jackson County. A felony aggravated assault warrant had been issued for Trevino following the shooting of Rosemary Hernandez and he is currently …

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  • Applications rolling in for package stores

    On the first day for filing, Robert Bradley submitted an application for a permit to open a package store (liquor store) in Cave City. The 60-day period for filing opened Friday for those who want to apply to open such stores in Sharp County. Bradley …

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  • Court officer honored for service

    Helping people. That’s what Warren Wade likes most about his job as probation officer/community service worker supervisor for District Judge Chaney Taylor with the Independence County District Court. It’s that desire to help people who have made mistakes, and found themselves involved in the judicial …

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  • UACCB to host performance

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville’s Performing Arts Series will have its final event for the 2012-13 season at 7 p.m. Tuesday with “TAP —The Show” in Independence Hall. Tickets are $10 and available at UACCB and First Community Bank’s Batesville and Cave …

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  • Photographer earns certification

    HIGHLAND — Clark Sanders of Clark Sanders Photography Inc. in Highland has earned the Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) designation from the Professional Photographic Certification Commission. Sanders earned this designation after meeting rigorous requirements measuring his artistic and technical competence. The Professional Photographic Certification Commission currently …

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  • Harvest of Hope selling pork butts, chicken, ribs

    The Independence County Harvest of Hope is selling pork butts, chicken and racks of ribs as part of its eighth annual fundraiser, according to a news release. Tickets are $25 for pork butts, $6 for a half-chicken and $20 for a rack of ribs. Pick-up …

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