• Cherokee rotary club to host Bingo Madness

    CHEROKEE VILLAGE — The Quad Cities Rotary Club will host an inaugural Bingo Madness fundraiser at 10 a.m. Saturday at Highland Elks Lodge, located at 15 Elks Lane in Cherokee Village. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. General admission tickets include …

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  • Trap teams prepare for state tourney

    School trap shooting teams from all over northern Arkansas will be converging on Batesville this weekend as hundreds of students compete in a local tournament to prepare them for state competition in a few weeks. The AYSSP (Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program) tournament begins at …

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  • National study searching for BHS classes of 1960-63

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Fifty-three years after the landmark Project Talent study was first administered, researchers are seeking the classes of 1960-63 from Batesville High School to discover what became of their lives, according to a news release. In 1960, Project Talent assessed the aptitudes and …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 26, 1993.

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  • Fish, chicken dinner set

    HUTCHINSON MOUNTAIN — The Hutchinson Mountain Community Center will host a fish and chicken dinner from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday. The all-you-can-eat buffet with drink and dessert is $10 for those 12 and older and free for those younger than 11. Takeouts are available …

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  • Ladies Guild seeks donations for Rummage-O-Rama

    HORSESHOE BEND — A Rummage-O-Rama will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 13 at the church hall of St. Mary of the Mount Catholic Church in Horseshoe Bend. The event is sponsored by the Ladies Guild and is held in conjunction with …

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  • Weekend Events

    Upcoming weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, April 5 – Sunday, April 7, 2013.

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  • 1 dead, 1 critically injured in Bald Knob shooting

    BALD KNOB (AP) — Authorities in White County say one person is dead and another critically injured after a double shooting in Bald Knob. The White County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to a shots fired call at about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday at a home …

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  • Board to hear water main update

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Public Water Authority board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the authority’s office at 1401 Batesville Blvd. to hear reports and hear an update on a water main extension, said Manager John Richardson. Bids will also be opened on a …

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  • Kiwanis Club to expand

    Following initiatives established by the Kiwanis International to combat declining memberships in local clubs across the country, the Batesville Kiwanis Club voted unanimously Friday to adopt a policy for the operation of a satellite club in the Batesville area. “A club satellite will allow community …

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  • Abduction scare unfounded

    There was no danger. A report of a possible attempted child abduction at Southside Monday afternoon sent several officers from the Independence County Sheriff’s Department to a McHue Road address around 5 p.m. in search of a suspect. In a press release Tuesday afternoon lead …

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  • Two jailed in disturbance

    One man’s ranting in a public street ended with two men going to jail Tuesday night. Deputy Jesse Wilson with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office said he was dispatched to a residence in the 200 block of Dry Run Circle around 9 p.m. where callers …

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