• Franklin woman: Daughter crossed finish line before bombs exploded

    FRANKLIN — Virginia Wolford was at the Franklin Community Building wrapping up an afternoon event with the Extension Homemakers Club when her boss called and wanted to know if she had been in contact with her daughter. “Have you heard there is a bombing?” he …

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  • Dates announced for Cave City spring cleanup

    CAVE CITY — Cave City’s Spring Clean-Up will be held April 22-25, April 29 and 30 and May 1, said city finance manager/recorder Krystal Schreiner. “However, we do not know which end or side of town they will be starting on so make sure to …

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  • Chelsea Savage to headline MITM

    HORSESHOE BEND — Batesville native Chelsea Savage will be among the guests at the Music in the Mountains Show at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Horseshoe Bend Theatre, located at 811 Second St. in Horseshoe Bend. Savage is a 25-year-old singer/songwriter who has recently released …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 9, 1993.

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  • UACCB Circle K Club nets awards

    The Circle K Club of the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville was the recipient of eight awards for outstanding achievement and community service during a recent recognition ceremony for its district. Circle K International is a service organization designed for college students to …

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  • Flute choir concert canceled

    The Lyon College Flute Choir Spring Concert scheduled for Sunday has been canceled. The concert will not be rescheduled for this year.

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  • Sulphur Rock council to meet

    SULPHUR ROCK — The Sulphur Rock City Council will hold its regular business meeting beginning at 6 p.m. Monday in the city hall, said Recorder-treasurer Ann Heathwaite. The council will hear departmental reports, review current bills and discuss any other topics that arise.

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  • Master Gardeners add 10 to membership

    The local Master Gardeners have 10 new members, according to a news release. They include Gwyn Owen, Sherry Wagner, Elaine Henderson, Anantha Vijaya Desikan, Gayla Griffin, Shelia Drake, Danny Ramsey, Susan Johnson, Tom Johnson and Amy Franks. The new members — the Master Gardeners Class …

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  • Calico Rock Museum awarded Book of the Year

    CALICO ROCK — The Arkansas Museums Association held its annual conference at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art at Bentonville March 25 to 27. The AMA membership includes major museums such as the Clinton Presidential Center, Crystal Bridges and the museums operated by the state …

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  • Weekend Events

    Weekend events for Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, April 19 – Sunday, April 21, 2013.

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  • Prison offers K-9 support

    NEWPORT — When a child or senior citizen is missing and in imminent danger or a felon is fleeing through a remote wooded area, local law enforcement agencies are often at a disadvantage in not having sufficient resources to search for them. Until now. John …

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  • Man faces 38 charges in warrant

    A Batesville man is facing a total of 38 counts of criminal activity (20 of them felonies), ranging from commercial burglary, breaking and entering and theft of property, according to a court affidavit filed by Independence County Sheriff’s Detective Michael Thatch on Tuesday. Thatch said …

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