• Writing lab benefits UACCB students

    Practically all college students, regardless of chosen program of study, will complete English composition courses to advance their written skills. University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville students now have an advantage in completing their English classes and their degrees. In August 2012, UACCB introduced …

    Read More

  • Move ‘bittersweet’ for Wood family dealership

    Shutting the doors on a business that’s been in the same location more than 70 years is like saying goodbye to an old friend for Scott Wood, co-owner and general manager of Stanley Wood Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac. But on Saturday there was no time …

    Read More

  • CC school gets extra security

    CAVE CITY — After visiting with Sharp County Sheriff Mark Counts and local police officers during a recent regular meeting, the Cave City School Board arranged to hire extra security for students’ protection, said Superintendent Steven Green. As the meeting began, Green introduced the board …

    Read More

  • Man’s bond set for $40K

    Bond has been set at $40,000 for Randy Moser of Calvin Circle in Batesville after he was named in a warrant affidavit charging him with stealing $5,700 worth of items and copper wire and causing $16,000 in damages at Concord Specialties in the industrial park …

    Read More

  • Senior Haven renovated, expanded at WRMC

    Patients and care providers of Senior Haven, White River Medical Center’s geriatric psychiatric program, recently moved into their newly renovated and expanded space that many are saying truly feels like a haven, according to officials. Senior Haven is a program that provides 24-hour nursing and …

    Read More

  • Warrant issued in multiple thefts

    A Batesville man is wanted in connection with two burglaries in west Batesville in November of last year, according to a court affidavit filed by Independence County Sheriff’s Detective Dustin Robbins. Jimmy Lewis, 28, is being charged with burglarizing Carol Harris’ cabinet shop on Ross …

    Read More

  • Another drug house raided

    HEBER SPRINGS — Officers raided another drug house in Heber Springs last week, arresting three people on various charges, said Cleburne County Sheriff Marty Moss. Narcotics investigators, detectives and deputies from the sheriff’s office, along with detectives and officers from the Heber Springs Police Department …

    Read More

  • Home fire now crime scene

    A fire at 3915 White Drive Monday morning is now being considered as an act of arson to cover up a burglary and theft. Independence County Deputy Michael Calendar responded to the fire call shortly after 9 a.m. to find flames coming from the front …

    Read More

  • Diabetic support group offers Valentine’s desserts program

    ASH FLAT — A program called “Diabetic Desserts for Valentine’s Day and Beyond” will be offered at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Sharp County Health Unit, located at 724 Ash Flat Drive in Ash Flat. Guest presenter will be Rhonda Woods, a registered nurse with …

    Read More

  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 30, 1993.

    Read More

  • Hillcrest students build items for auction

    STRAWBERRY — Hillcrest Future Farmers of America members are busily building and consigning items for a consignment auction to raise money for the chapter, according to a news release from the school. The Hillcrest FFA Consignment Auction is set for 10 a.m. March 16, on …

    Read More

  • Businessman dies at 94

    He was a solid citizen. Doyle Rogers, the man known as a visionary near and far, died Monday morning at his home in Batesville. He was 94. Rogers began making headlines at an early age. He was no stranger to taking chances when it came …

    Read More