• Compassionate Friends to meet

    The Compassionate Friends, North Central Arkansas chapter, will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Citizens Bank Annex, 285 College Ave., Batesville. The Compassionate Friends is a national nonprofit, self-help support organization for bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings. There is no religious affiliation and no …

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  • Harmon’s to remodel

    Harmon’s Butcher Shop, located at 2234 Batesville Blvd., will be closed beginning April 10 through Sept. 1 for repairs and remodeling. For more information call (870) 251-1736.

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  • Students attend space camp

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — It didn’t take a trip to outer space for students at Sulphur Rock Magnet Elementary to work on simulated space shuttle mission or take a space walk. It just took a visit to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 29, 1993.

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  • Robber barons’ greed contributed to downfall of railroads

    (Editor’s note: As presented during a recent Old Independence Regional Museum program. This is the last of two parts.)   Part 2: The railroad’s decline The availability of the shopping mall existed, in fact if not in name, long before McCain Mall was built. The …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    The Bull Moose train ran daily between Cushman and Newport, returning to Cushman each night, was once a familiar sight in the local trade area.    

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  • Retired teachers meeting set

    MELBOURNE — Izard County Retired Teachers/School Employees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday in the Administration Building at Ozarka College in Melbourne for a Dutch-treat lunch. The program will begin at noon. Area II co-director Linda Bittle of Heber Springs will share information about legislative …

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  • Revivals to begin

    Jerusalem Missionary Baptist STRAWBERRY — Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Strawberry will hold a revival at 7 p.m. Monday through March 15. Derrick Collins will be the evangelist for each service except Tuesday, when Randy Bailey will speak. Pastor of the church is Roger Randolph. …

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  • ‘Heaven’s Echoes’ to perform

    SOUTHSIDE — Heaven’s Echoes will sing during Sunday morning services and at 2 p.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Southside. A potluck will follow morning services.

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  • Cave City Nursing Home holds ‘Resurrection Sunday’

    CAVE CITY — Ring’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will present the program “Resurrection Sunday — the Christ, the Cross, the Crown,” directed by John R. Way, at 2 p.m. Sunday at Cave City Nursing Home and at 10:45 a.m. March 31 at the church. The …

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  • Izard County singing slated

    BROCKWELL — The Izard County Singing Convention will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Brockwell Music School Auditorium. The event is open to the public. For more information call (870) 368-4146 or 368-5012.

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  • Singers wanted for ‘Messiah’

    Batesville Community Orchestra will sponsor a special spring “Messiah” concert April 2 at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. Community singers are encouraged to participate. Rehearsals are at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays at Allen Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. The concert will feature …

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