• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • ‘Life or death’ surgery today – Baby Aubree, family back in Philadelphia

    The family of 11-month-old Aubree Shaw is asking for prayers for the little girl, whose lack of space in her chest is restricting the beating of her heart, said relative Ginger Sandy. Today’s operation at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, known as CHOP for short, is …

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  • 2 men arrested for hitting women

    MELBOURNE — Two Izard County men were arrested for domestic battery on Friday, according to Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Around 9 a.m. Friday, Senior Deputy Gabe Sanders and Deputy Mark Simino responded to a fight at 86 Cedar St. in Pineville involving Kenton Johnson and a woman. …

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  • Quorum court honors local sports teams

    There aren’t enough cops to fill the current needs of Independence County, according to Sheriff Steve Jeffery and juvenile detention facility administrator Peggy Kendrick. This was the message relayed to the Independence County Quorum Court Monday night as these two department heads gave their monthly …

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  • No foul play suspected in infant death

    HARDY — The body of an infant has been sent to the Arkansas crime lab after he was pronounced dead at a Fulton County hospital early Monday morning. Sharp County officers and emergency personnel were dispatched to a residence north of Hardy at 4:04 a.m. …

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  • Theft of 4-wheeler takes a different turn; ATV is stolen for 2nd time

    MELBOURNE — The investigation of a gun theft and possible theft of a four-wheeler that occurred in the early morning hours on April 2 took somewhat of a different turn, according to Sheriff Tate Lawrence, when no one would claim ownership of the four wheeler. …

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