• Out-of-control teen taken from grandparents’ care

    An out-of-control teenager was removed from the care of his grandparents. According to Deputy Wayne Green, the grandparents were attempting to take the 14-year-old to a parent-teacher conference when he became irate and tried to tear up the inside of the van. Green said when …

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  • Alleged toilet paper thief also snags headphones

    Since she was going to steal the toilet paper, it seemed only reasonable to take some headphones, as well. That is what Kiley J. Glass, 35, of Batesville told Independence County Officer Zach Rawlins when he was called to a local Dollar General store about …

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  • WRMC chef directs Café V

    As a line forms around the action station at Café V, Chef Blake Wilbanks and his staff work their magic to personally serve wrap after wrap, salad after salad, meal after meal, and they’re getting rave reviews. Wilbanks recently joined White River Medical Center as …

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  • Free movie to be screened

    Movies in the Park activities will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Riverside Park Amphitheatre. The movie “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” starring Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Redford and Samuel L. Jackson will be shown at 7. Admission is free. Children under 15 …

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  • Council to recognize firefighter, former alderman

    The Batesville City Council will meet at 5:30 tonight at city hall. The agenda includes recognition of firefighter Mark McCollum for his promotion to captain and Fred Krug for his years of service as an alderman, a report from City Engineer Damon Johnson and comments …

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  • Training center to break ground

    A groundbreaking ceremony for the Workforce Training Center will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday on the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville campus. Bids were opened in July for the new fire training center/workforce training facility, and the apparent low bidder was M& …

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  • Cave City to discuss well

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the city hall to hear an update on plans for a new water well, according to an agenda for the meeting. The aldermen will also review current financial, police department, fire …

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  • E-Shade sets festival

    EVENING SHADE — The Evening Shade Fall Festival will be held Saturday. David Lynn Jones and Friends will entertain. The schedule is: vendor booths open, noon; parade, 1 p.m.; local entertainment and talent show, 2 to 6; and street dance, 7 to 10. A dunking …

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  • NCA Fair Rodeo begins Thursday

    MELBOURNE — Rand Rodeo Company will bring the Arkansas Family Rodeo to the North Central Arkansas District Fair on Thursday and Friday. Performances will begin at 8 each night at the Rebecca Moser Hickerson Arena, located on LaCrosse Road near Melbourne. The rodeo will feature …

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  • SRAG holds reception for 2014 Fine Arts Show

    HARDY — A reception was held Sept. 14 by the Spring River Artists Guild, sponsor of the 2014 Fine Art Show and Competition, at the Spring River Art Gallery. There were 74 entries. The awards, presented by guild director Trisha Corder, are: Pat McCarroll, best …

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  • Troupe d’Jour visits Eagle Mountain Magnet

    Arts in Education program artists Hal Evans and Alicia Humbard, from the Troupe d’ Jour Theatre Company, provided a residency Sept. 8 through 12 at Batesville’s Eagle Mountain Magnet Elementary School. The artists spent the week leading several educational activities for the second- and sixth-grade …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 14, 1995.

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