• Vegetarian cooking seminar focuses on breakfast

    A vegetarian cooking seminar will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Seventh-day Adventist Church, located at 30 Gap Road in Batesville. The free event will demonstrate cooking breakfast vegetarian style. For more information call (870) 793-4688.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 14, 1994.

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  • Holt wins tourney

    CAVE CITY — Michael Holt won the Cave City Bass Club’s May 10 tournament on Bull Shoals Lake by weighing in a 14.65-pound stringer, said Steve Moody, tournament director. Holt’s catch included the biggest bass of the tournament, which weighed 4.1 pounds. Eight boats were …

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  • Disaster assistance sign-ups under way

    Several farm programs, including the livestock disaster program enrollment, opened on April 15, 2014, said Dee Anne Barnes, executive director of the Independence County Farm Service Agency. “These disaster programs are authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill as permanent programs and provide retroactive authority to …

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  • SURE period for crop losses begins

    The Farm Service Agency has announced that sign-up has begun for 2012 crop losses under the Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) program, said local FSA agency director Dee Anne Barnes. The program, established by the 2008 Farm Bill, provides for one final period of eligibility …

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  • UACCB named GED grads

    The University of Arkansas at Community College at Batesville has announced 103 graduates of its GED program according to a news release. Students include: Batesville — Thomas Anderson, McKenzie Best, Trevor Billingsley, Aricka Billman, Brandon Bland, Ashley Brewington, William Brixius, Phillip Bui, Clayton Buie, Felicia …

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  • Honor Rolls – Hillcrest High, Southside High

    STRAWBERRY — The students listed below made the honor roll for the third nine weeks of the 2013-14 school year at Hillcrest High School in Strawberry, according to Mike Smith, principal: Seventh: all A’s — Paige Penn; general — Daniel Allen, Mollie Morgan Eighth: general …

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  • WRA director discusses opportunities at academy

    White River Academy is near the end of another successful school year. It was created in 2012 and is located on the old Cushman school campus and is a secondary school of “choice” for students that may require a different approach to accomplish their educational …

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  • UACCB hires new library director

    Dr. Tony Garrett has been selected as the new library director at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. Formally the head of reference and access services at Troy Campus Library, Troy University, Garrett earned his doctorate of education from Nova Southeastern University and …

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  • Election Flag

    Click here for the 2014 Primary results

    *** Final Primary Election Results – Independence County

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  • Sharp County honors police officers

    ASH FLAT —Tommie and Jack Richardson have been in attendance for the annual police officer memorial for the past 20 years. Their son Jeff was killed during an officer assist emergency in 1993. His name is the only one engraved on the memorial marker at …

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  • Southside teachers vie for grants

    SOUTHSIDE — Eight projects conceived by educators are being evaluated for funding from $5,000 in grant monies available in the second annual Citizens Bank Education Initiative for the Southside School District.  The applications will be reviewed and selected by a panel representing Lyon College; grant …

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