• Future construction is topic

    MELBOURNE — Teacher recognitions, re-employment of classified personnel and the discussion of potential future construction plans mark the agenda when the Melbourne School Board meets at 6 tonight. The board will meet in the administration board room. Meetings are open to the public.

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  • Mobile rabies clinic scheduled

    ASH FLAT — The Sharp County 4-H Mobile Rabies Clinic will take place Saturday, according to a news release from the county Extension office. There will be a fee of $10 per pet for the rabies vaccine. Also parvo and distemper vaccinations will be available …

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  • Business to host event

    Independence County Off-Road will host a “business after hours” event at 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday. This year marks the 10th anniversary for the business. Food and drinks will be available. A drawing will he held for a new Polaris 50cc kids’ ATV.

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  • Mt. Pleasant sets registration

    MOUNT PLEASANT — Mount Pleasant Elementary will hold kindergarten registration from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday in the kindergarten classroom. To be eligible children must be 5 years of age on or before Aug. 1. Items needed for registration include a physical screening development …

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  • Radio Club meeting announced

    The 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 for anyone desiring …

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  • Concert to benefit food program

    An award-winning, singer, songwriter, composer, performer, teacher and trainer will be the featured guest at a spring concert at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville on Thursday with proceeds going toward Child Care Aware of Northcentral Arkansas and the White River Planning and …

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  • Historians ask for help in identifying old photos

    ASH FLAT — The Sharp County Historical Society will be asking for help in identifying old pictures from the Williford area when Eva Sharp, the society’s secretary, presents “Post Card Puzzles” as part of the society’s spring quarterly meeting that begins at 2 p.m. Sunday …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 12, 1993.

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  • Lyon College students earn honors

    Several Lyon College students earned honors at the college’s annual Honors Convocation April 16. Various academic, athletic and student life awards were presented at the convocation. Students and their awards include: Alpha Chi Professor of the Year — Dr. Monica Rodriguez, associate professor of Spanish …

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  • Honor Rolls – Batesville

    Batesville Junior High The students listed below made the honor roll for the third nine weeks of the 2012-13 school year at Batesville Junior High School, according to a news release: Seventh: all A’s — Haley Cheatham, Makenna Clark, Jakob Collins, Callie Conyers, Nicholas Czerwinski, …

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  • Love, honor, family

    SOUTHSIDE — Many 11-year-olds worry their clothes aren’t “cool” enough or complain if their parents won’t buy them the latest video game. Jace Farmer, however, just worries if his dad and brother will make it home alive. His dad and brother, both named James Branscum, …

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  • Armed man arrested at mom’s house

    A 911 call of a domestic disturbance with shots fired ended with a 30-year-old Michael B. Lyons of Batesville being arrested without incident Saturday afternoon. Deputies Robert Woods and Kirk Green responded to the call in the 4400 block of North St. Louis Street with …

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