• Revenues down, up in Sharp County

    ASH FLAT — Revenues for the first quarter in Sharp County are about $20,000 lower than anticipated, but 1-cent sales tax revenues for January, collected this month, are up about $2,090, County Judge Larry Brown told quorum court members Monday. “Most of the variance comes …

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  • Solicitors may be regulated

    Knock, knock. It might be vacuums, it might be cleaners, it might be cosmetics — but if the seller doesn’t have a permit, he or she could be peddling their wares illegally, if a new city ordinance passes. The Independence County Sheriff’s Office says it …

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  • Civil War group to meet

    The Batesville Civil War Round Table will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at First Community Bank’s George Rider Room. The meeting is open to guests. Jimmie Edwards will present a program entitled “Pvt. Will Henry, 7th Arkansas Infantry, CSA.” Raised in Blytheville, Edwards graduated from …

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  • First Assembly to hold tea

    A Ladies Tea Party will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Batesville First Assembly Family Life Center, located at 20th and Lyon streets. Special guest will be Janet Downs of Cave Creek Church of God. Tickets are $8 through Wednesday. For more information call …

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  • TOPS meetings announced

    Take Off Pounds Sensibly Chapter No. AR542 meets every Thursday morning at Ruddell Hill Baptist Church. Weigh-in starts at 9:30 a.m. with the meeting following at 10. The TOPS mission is to support members as they take off and keep off pounds sensibly. For more …

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  • Revival slated for Ring’s Chapel

    CAVE CITY — Ring’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a revival at 7 p.m. April 12 and 13 and at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. April 14. Sunday school will be at 9:45. Evangelist will be Brandon Martin of Walnut Ridge. Music will be …

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  • Pioneer Day pageant scheduled

    MELBOURNE — The Miss Pioneer Day Pageant will be at 2 p.m. April 20 at the John E. Miller Auditorium, located on the Ozarka College campus in Melbourne. Doors will open at 1. The pageant is open to Arkansas residents ages birth to 19 years. …

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  • ODAAT sessions set

    The One Day at a Time support group will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Citizens Bank Annex, located across from the main bank on College Street in Batesville. This is a support group for families and friends of children and teenagers …

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  • Service News

    Pvt. Matthew Brown of Newark recently enlisted into the Arkansas Army National Guard and has earned education benefits valued at $45,920. He will attend basic training after completing his junior year at Cedar Ridge High School in May. Following his high school graduation in 2014, …

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  • Club News

    River Valley Canners EHC The River Valley Canners Home Extension Club met March 14 with 12 in attendance. Lynne Williams shared her “top secret” spicy mustard recipe and demonstrated how to can it. Gloria Davis provided smoked meats to go with the mustard so the …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 1, 1993.

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  • ‘The Who’s Tommy’ play coming to ASU-Beebe

    BEEBE — The Arkansas State University-Beebe Theater Department will present “The Who’s Tommy” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Monday and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Owen Center Theater, located at 910 Pecan St. in Beebe. The play, written by Pete Townshend and Des …

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