• Mtn. View resident named to society

    BATON ROUGE, La. — The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi has announced the initiation of a Mountain View resident to its honors society. Kay Adkins was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic …

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  • Harding awards degrees

    SEARCY — Several area residents were among the approximately 360 graduates who received a diploma at Harding University commencement exercises Dec. 15. Amber Baer of Mountain View received a bachelor of science in art therapy.

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  • Student added to list

    SENATOBIA Miss. — Joshua Danzy of Evening Shade was among the list of distinguished Northwest Mississippi Community College students to be recognized for making the Dean’s List for their academic work during the fall 2012 semester, according to a news release. The Dean’s List includes …

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  • HU names honor roll

    SEARCY — More than 1,000 Harding University students have been named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester. Area students include: Ash Flat — Kayla  Ellis Batesville — Haley  Vinson, Shelby  Ward, Mountain View — Amber  Smith, Charles  Stroud. To be eligible for the …

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  • Historical association to meet

    The Ethel O. Miller Historical Association will have its annual public meeting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Citizens Bank Annex, located on College Street in Batesville.

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  • Lankford to address Izard County historians

    BROCKWELL — The Izard County Historical and Genealogical Society will hold its winter quarterly meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Izard County Senior Center on Highway 9 south of Brockwell. The event is open to the public. Dr. George Lankford of Batesville will speak …

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  • Spring registration under way

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville is currently offering open and continuous registration for new and returning students for the upcoming spring semester through Friday. To register, students will need to submit an application for admission, which can be found online at www.uaccb.edu, …

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  • Ozarka to offer GED test

    MELBOURNE — Ozarka College in Melbourne will give the GED Test at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 23 and 28 in Room 516 of the Wyth Duke Adult Education Building. The test will also be given at 9 a.m. at the following locations: • Ash Flat — Ozarka …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 28, 1993.

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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. Mary Cooper Miller, editor of the group’s newsletter, will be standing in for Dr. George Lankford, who will be rehearsing …

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  • Two new Sharp JPs sworn in

    ASH FLAT — Among those taking their oaths of office Thursday in Sharp County were two new justices of the peace — Gary Rogers in District 5 and Jackie Pickett in District 6, said County Judge Larry Brown. During the Sharp County Quorum Court’s regular …

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  • Alleged murderer captured after manhunt in Ash Flat – Salem man accused of shooting Batesville resident

    ASH FLAT — It all started as just a Friday night get-together between friends, but before daylight Saturday morning one would be dead and another would be facing a first-degree murder charge. Getting the details of what transpired began shortly after 4:32 a.m Saturday when …

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