• County offices closed Monday; trash will run

    All Independence County offices will be closed Monday for Presidents Day, according to Independence County Judge Robert Griffin. However, the regular Monday trash and recycling routes will run. County offices will resume normal business hours on Tuesday. Newark city offices will be closed Monday for …

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  • Krug running for re-election

      Fred Krug has announced his intention to run for a fifth term for Ward 3, Position 1 on the Batesville City Council. Batesville council members run as independents.         Political announcements The Batesville Daily Guard will publish abbreviated political announcements on this page, …

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  • Moore seeks fourth term

      Anne Moore of Newark is seeking re-election to Independence County Justice of the Peace District 4, which covers Newark, Oil Trough, Thida, Union Hill and Blacklands. She is a Republican.         Political announcements The Batesville Daily Guard will publish abbreviated political announcements on …

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  • Nix seeks office again

    Kathy Nix of Evening Shade is seeking re-election as Sharp County assessor. She is a Democrat.       Political announcements The Batesville Daily Guard will publish abbreviated political announcements on this page, as space permits, at no cost to the candidate. Those running for office may …

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  • Funds offer hope to breast cancer patients

    Isolating. That’s how many people describe the experience of breast cancer. Even with breakthroughs in medicine, which have raised the survival rates, breast cancer can leave the patient mentally, physically and financially drained. According to the American Cancer Society the price for cancer is high: …

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  • EHC yard sale scheduled

    The 11th annual yard sale sponsored by the Extension Homemaker Clubs of Independence County will be held from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 1 in the Commercial Building and adjacent outside area at the Independence County Fairgrounds in Batesville. More than 60 vendors will …

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  • Garden club to hold indoor flea market

    HARDY — The Hardy Garden Club will have its second annual indoor flea market from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 22 in the historic Hardy Gym, located at 203 School St. in Hardy. Sale items will include collectibles, gift items, flea market items, crafts, …

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  • Pearl stringing workshop set

    JACKSONPORT — Jacksonport State Park will conduct a pearl stringing workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 22 at the Jacksonport Courthouse. Workshop participants will make their own pearl necklace to take home. Cost is $25 per person. All materials will be provided. Reservations must …

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  • Community Garden group now accepting applications

    Applications are now being accepted for garden beds for the 2014 gardening season, according to Friends of the White River Community Garden. The community garden is located at 1820 Myers St., Batesville, across from Row Lake. “A community garden means many things to many people,” …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 7, 1994.

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  • Anglers Expo planned

    HEBER SPRINGS — Anglers Expo will be March 28 and 29 at Heber Springs Community Center. Vendors supporting hunting, fishing and sports industries, including Cabela’s, will display their products. A special attraction will be “The Swamp People.” For more information contact Rotarian Dara Samuel at …

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  • Wild game supper slated

    A wild game supper will be held from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at Allen Chapel Free Will Baptist Church Family Life Center. Tickets are $5 in advance or $6 at the door. The church is located at 629 Allen Road in Batesville. For …

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