• Stone Co. Historical Society to celebrate 40th year

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Stone County Historical Society will celebrate its 40th anniversary with an open house at the Stone County Museum in Mountain View from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, said Robbie Purdom, who is helping publicize the event. “There will be a short program looking …

    Read More

  • Batesville offers home visits, other parenting programs

    What exactly is home visiting? You may have heard the term but aren’t really sure what it means. You might not know that the Batesville School District has one of the largest home-visiting programs in the state, otherwise known as Parents As Teachers. Located in …

    Read More

  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 28, 1993.

    Read More

  • Going back gets E-Shade man nabbed for break-ins, thefts

    ASH FLAT — Going back for seconds probably wasn’t a good idea. Thomas Cecil Miller, 30, of Evening Shade was charged in Sharp County Circuit Court last week with three felonies and four misdemeanors in regard to local businesses being broken into, other attempted break-ins …

    Read More

  • Police interrupt copper wire theft

    Getting a call that a man was stealing copper wire from a mobile home on Thida Road Sunday morning, deputies Nathan Stephens and Fred Friar responded to find Shawn M. Chance, 27, standing inside the hot water heater closet at the rear of the trailer. …

    Read More

  • Izard deputies deal with drunks, domestics

    MELBOURNE — Drunks and domestics kept Izard County sheriff’s deputies busy last week, according to Sheriff Tate Lawrence: • James Andrew Adolph Patscheck, 32, of Brockwell was arrested Tuesday afternoon for driving while intoxicated, careless and prohibited driving, and refusal to submit to a chemical test. …

    Read More

  • Candlelight vigil to bring voice to violence, victims

    Bringing a voice to the occurrence of domestic violence and remembering those who have lost their lives to it will once again be the mission of Family Violence Prevention’s 23rd annual Candlelight Vigil on Thursday at Independence Hall on the University of Arkansas Community College …

    Read More

  • Soccer bids more than expected

    The North Complex pool has seen its last swimmer; community center plans are being reviewed and city officials are preparing to move the soccer fields (and horse arena) to the property on East Main Street. Thursday, the city of Batesville took another step toward its …

    Read More

  • Longtime P.E. teacher leads by example – Jenkins to receive governor’s award

    SOUTHSIDE — Whether it’s likening a ball that’s bouncing on a parachute tarp to popping popcorn, showing how toys don’t necessarily have to be bought or asking students what muscles they worked after playing a game of “roadway” using hula-hoops on the gym floor, P.E. …

    Read More

  • Students to represent Ark. in D.C.

    SOUTHSIDE — Two Southside High School students have earned an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. after winning competitions during a state Jobs for Arkansas’ Graduates competition at Little Rock Sept. 27. Eleven JAG students from Southside attended the leadership conference to compete against other …

    Read More

  • Batesville RN finds job tough, but rewarding

    NEWPORT — Sheri Wagner of Batesville is in the business of saving lives. As a registered nurse, she is accustomed to helping patients heal through modern medicine and therapeutic interventions. But on the night of July 29, she proved that she truly is a life …

    Read More

  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    This is one of the most well-known photos of the Sulphur Rock Railway Company’s “Bobtail” trolley car. The picture was taken in front of Huddleston Hotel, the current site of Huddleston Park in Sulphur Rock. The site will be full of activities tonight and Saturday …

    Read More