• Sloan-Hendrix alum says he was uninvited to speak

    IMBODEN (AP) — A successful television producer says that an informal invitation to speak at his northern Arkansas high school’s commencement ceremonies this year was rescinded because he is gay. Bryant Huddleston, who has produced “E! News” and “Access Hollywood” and who is currently working …

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  • Weston Music Studio students to present recitals

    The performers of Weston Music Studio will present a spring recital festival at 3 and 6 p.m. Saturday at Independence Hall on the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville campus, located at 2005 White Drive. Attire will be best dress. Approximately 40 students evenly …

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  • UACCB choral singers to perform

    Students in choral singing class at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will hold their 2013 spring concert at 6 p.m. Thursday in the foyer of the Nursing and Allied Health Building. The event is free and open to the public. The choral …

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  • Area girls named state finalists

    Two area girls, Natalie Olivia Ives and Ashlyn Kay Blevins, have been chosen as state finalists in the National American Miss Arkansas Pageant to be held June 27 through 29 at the Holiday Inn and Convention Center in Springdale. Ives, 10, is the daughter of …

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  • Male contestants sought for Mz. DOGwood pageant

    HORSESHOE BEND — The Mz. DOGwood men’s beauty pageant will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the gazebo in front of Diamond B Mall on Bend Drive during Dogwood Days at Horseshoe Bend. Contestants will check in beginning at 1 p.m. at the chamber …

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  • C-Rock Museum to hold Main Street Celebration

    CALICO ROCK — Calico Rock Museum will hold a Main Street Celebration Saturday to commemorate the 110th anniversary of the construction of the buildings on Main Street. The event is sanctioned as a 2013 Arkansas Heritage Month activity and is being sponsored in part by …

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  • Combs Cemetery meeting set

    MELBOURNE — Combs Cemetery annual meeting will be at 10 a.m. Saturday on Jumbo Road in Melbourne. Guest speaker will be David Brightwell. A potluck will be served at noon. Donations for upkeep may be sent to Combs Cemetery Association, 20 Jumbo Road, Melbourne, AR …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 26, 1993.

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  • Ables receives scholarship

    MELBOURNE — Kaylee Ables has been awarded one of Arkansas State University’s privately funded scholarships, the Dr. & Mrs. Thomas Adams Academic Excellence in Health Promotion, according to a news release. Ables is a 2010 honor graduate of Melbourne High School. She attended Ozarka College …

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  • Correction

    A name of a Cave City High School student was incorrectly spelled in Thursday’s special Area Graduates section. Graden Matthew Adams is among the graduating seniors.

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  • On the right track – First John 3:16 graduate talks about first days of sobriety

    David Bulla knows all about falling and getting back up. As the first graduate of John 3:16 Ministries, he also knows just what the men coming into the spiritual boot camp are facing. It was 10 years ago Sunday that Bulla came to John 3:16, …

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  • Caught! Fugitive arrested after fleeing

    Pete Brown’s running days are over. The pursuit of the repeat offender whom officers have been searching for came to an end Thursday afternoon when Brown was taken into custody. Ironically, Brown was at the same home where the resident, Benny Dodd at 295 Dry …

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