• Cash mob location set

    Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce announced the Sonic in Southside, located at 50 Stanley Wood Drive, will be the “cash mob” site on Friday. From 11 a.m.-1 p.m. customers will receive 10 percent off purchases and can register to win a $25 gift card. As …

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  • Meeting has light agenda

    PLEASANT PLAINS — The Pleasant Plains City Council will meet at 7 tonight in the city hall for a routine monthly business meeting, said Mayor Rick Siler. The aldermen will hear monthly reports, review current bills and perhaps discuss the planned extension on the fire …

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  • Kiwanis satellite club formed

    The Kiwanis Club of Batesville is starting a Club Satellite, a section of the club whose members meet at a different time. The Club Satellite will be meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the River Room at Josie’s. Members will eat at their own expense …

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  • The Compassionate Friends to meet Tuesday

    The Compassionate Friends, North Central Arkansas chapter, will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Citizens Bank Annex, 285 College Ave., Batesville. The group will not meet in June or July. The Compassionate Friends is a national nonprofit, self-help support organization for bereaved parents, grandparents …

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  • Gumbo dinner offered

    HIGHLAND — Spring River Paramedic Ambulance Service Foundation will have a gumbo dinner from 4 to 8 p.m. May 16 at the Highland Fire Station, located at 1998 Highway 62-412 in Highland. The gumbo dinner with drink and dessert is $7.50. Gumbo only for carryout …

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  • Ozarka sets ceremonies

    MELBOURNE — Ozarka College will celebrate its 2013 commencement ceremony at 7 p.m. Thursday in the John E. Miller auditorium on the Melbourne campus. Commencement speaker will be state Rep. Tommy Wren of Melbourne. Wren is serving his second term in the Arkansas House of …

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  • Reading program schedule given

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City Library will host its summer reading program beginning June 5, meeting from 3-4 p.m. each Wednesday through June 26. Ages are 4-10. “Please come to the library and register your child as soon as possible,” the release states.

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  • Sulphur Rock principal focuses on simplicity

    One of my favorite quotes by Steve Jobs, the former CEO for APPLE, Inc. is, “That’s been one of my mantras — focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. …

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  • UACCB to present GED diplomas

    Editor’s note: Other UACCB graduate lists will be published at a later date.    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will hold commencement at 7:30 tonight in Independence Hall. The following General Education Development diplomas will be awarded. Graduates include: Batesville — Dylan …

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  • New Mexican restaurant opens

    Mary Anderson knows there are a lot of Mexican restaurants to choose from in this area but is hoping the service at The Rodeo Mexican Grill will stand out to customers. “We’re trying to make a good impression and take care of them (customers). That’s …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 3, 1993.

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  • Cave City to graduate Saturday

    CAVE CITY — Cave City High School graduation will be at 7 p.m. Saturday in the high school gymnasium with 94 graduates. Valedictorian is Kelsi M. Garrett. She plans to attend Lyon College to become a secondary education math teacher. She has been an active …

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