• Communitywide yard sale set

    The Batesville Daily Guard is promoting the Batesville area communitywide yard sale from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 22, and readers may watch the classifieds section for information on getting on our annual map. Several Main Street Batesville businesses will be having sidewalk sales …

    Read More

  • Church to host concert

    The Oil Trough United Methodist Church will host an outdoor concert from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 1, honoring all those who helped in rebuilding the Oil Trough Community Center. Dubbed the “Thank U-2 Concert” the event will be held on a shaded lot across the street …

    Read More

  • Tickets still available for Rock This House

    ASH FLAT — Tickets are still available for the Ash Flat Church of Christ’s fourth annual women’s conference. Rock This House will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Tickets are $10 and will be available at the door, by calling (870) …

    Read More

  • BAAC sets watercolor workshop

    The Batesville Area Arts Council will provide a Faux Batik Watercolor Workshop from 9 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the BAAC Art Gallery on Main Street in Batesville. Artist Marlene Gremillion of Hot Springs Village will conduct the workshop. The workshop will feature a technique …

    Read More

  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 12, 1993.

    Read More

  • Locals do well in Junior National Salers Show

    DU QUOIN, Illinois — Lane Bray of Sidney, Casey Huffmaster and Lindsey Huffmaster, both of Williford and Morgan  Street of Cave City all did well in the recent Junior National Salers Show, according to a news release. Salers enthusiasts and junior exhibitors gathered in Du …

    Read More

  • Nursing instructor hired

    Caroline Crumley has been hired as a nursing instructor at the University of Arkansas Community College in Batesville, according to a news release. Her primary responsibility will be to coordinate the simulated learning lab. Crumley earned a post-master certification from the University of Arkansas Medical …

    Read More

  • Teenage driver cited in bus accident that injured 2

    A 16-year-old driver was cited for failure to yield to a school bus following an accident at the intersection of Jennings and Mark streets near Batesville High School Tuesday afternoon. The girl, Peyton N. Evans, of McHue Road told Deputy Patrick Collins she was traveling …

    Read More

  • Democrats to meet

    The Democratic Party of Independence County will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at U.S. Pizza, located at 60 Batesville Blvd. in Batesville. Any and all candidates who are present are invited to speak. This meeting is open to the public.

    Read More

  • East Main Street crash

    State Trooper David Jones gathers information for his accident report as Vital Link personnel prepare to remove Dana Campbell, 68, from her car after she crashed into Gerald Littlefield’s truck in front of the old drive-in theater on East Main Street Monday morning. Jones said …

    Read More

  • Inmate breaks into property room

    Video recordings of an inmate in the Independence County jail breaking into the jail’s property room and taking items and money belonging to other inmates now has the man facing breaking and entering and theft charges, according to an affidavit filed by Independence County Sheriff’s …

    Read More

  • Wanted man caught

    A 33-year-old Goatneck Road man wanted in four counties was arrested by Independence County officers Saturday following a vehicle pursuit that reached speeds of up to 100 miles an hour in hilly, curvy roads, finishing up with the driver abandoning the car in a field …

    Read More