• Beebe Believers to perform

    POUGHKEEPSIE — Pleasant Ridge Community Church will have a singing at 6 p.m. Saturday. The Beebe Believers will be the featured singers. A time of fellowship will follow the singing. The event is open to the public. The church is located eight miles northeast of …

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  • ICARE plans ‘spay-ghetti’ dinner

    MELBOURNE — Izard County Animal Rescue Effort will host a “spay-ghetti” dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Melbourne Church of Christ Fellowship Hall. The meal will include spaghetti, salad, dessert and beverage. Tickets are $6 in advance and $7 at the door. Call …

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  • Cemetery cleanups scheduled

    Concord Cemetery CONCORD — Concord Cemetery cleaning will be at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Those attending are asked to bring trash bags for old flowers. Dues are $2.50 per plot, per year, and are payable to Concord Cemetery, c/o Ann Martin, 199 Floral Road, Concord, AR …

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  • Reunions to be held Runsick cousins

    POUGHKEEPSIE — The 18th annual Runsick cousins reunion will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Powell’s Chapel Church near Poughkeepsie. A potluck will be served at noon. Those attending are asked to bring memories and photos. All friends and family are welcome to attend. Westport …

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  • Child safety seat workshop set

    A child safety seat giveaway and workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Independence County Fairgrounds in Batesville. The child and primary vehicle must be brought to the event. Donations to continue the work will be accepted. The event will be …

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  • Fire Dept. holding fundraiser

    LYNN — Lynn Volunteer Fire Department annual fundraiser will be at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Lynn Gymnasium. Plate dinners will be served. A live band, door prizes, an auction and raffles are part of the festivities.

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  • Sulphur Rock cleanup is Saturday

    SULPHUR ROCK — City of Sulphur Rock city-wide cleanup will be Saturday. No tires, appliances or wood products will be accepted.

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  • Batesville hosts Gospel in the Park

    Gospel in the Park will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at Riverside Park in Batesville. Entertainers will be Joy Mountain Trio, Quillen Edwards, The Tiptons, The Turners, One Way Home Trio, New Creation, Chuck Compton and the Frenches.

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  • Fish fry fundraiser to be held

    ASH FLAT — A community outreach fish fry will be from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Ash Flat Church of Christ. The event is open to the public.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 16, 1993.

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  • Clarification

      Regarding the annual Community Focus special section that was published on April 18, Circuit Judge Adam Harkey has been on the bench since 1999. He has served as municipal, district and circuit judge during this time. He has presided over numerous jury trials, and …

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  • Standoff ends peacefully

    Jorge Montoya held a gun to his head and threatened to kill himself. It took over an hour for a hostage negotiator with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office to get him out of the locked vehicle, making it a tense scene Tuesday morning as police …

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