• Eutopia Baptist to host revival

    CAVE CITY — Eutopia Missionary Baptist Church of Cave City will have a revival at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. The message will be brought by Jerry Clements of Pleasant Grove. Singing will be led by Charles Landers. The church is located seven miles west …

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  • Reunion set

    Former employees of Batesville Manufacturing, General Tire, GenCorp and GDX will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday at China King banquet room, located at 1238 N. St. Louis St. in Batesville, for lunch.

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  • Craft fair ready to kick off

    The 28th annual Holiday Craft Fair, sponsored by the Extension Homemakers Clubs of Independence County, will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Commercial Building at Independence County Fairgrounds in Batesville. Several new vendors …

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  • Senior center to hold diabetes support group meeting

    ASH FLAT — The Defeat Diabetes support group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the Ash Flat Senior Center, located on Homewood Village Drive in Ash Flat. The topic is diabetic neuropathy. Reneé Brink, registered nurse and director of the Arkansas Department of Health …

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  • Fulton Co. extravaganza slated

    SALEM — The Fulton County Fair will be hosting the second Annual Holiday Extravaganza from noon to 6 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Hickinbotham-Miller Exhibit Building at the Fulton County Fairgrounds in Salem. The fair office is now …

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  • Guard collecting food

    It’s a time for giving and receiving at the Batesville Daily Guard. As a way of giving back to the community, the Guard is asking for donations to help John 3:16 Ministries in Charlotte. During the months of October and November, those who bring in …

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  • Haas completes program

    SAGE — Vicki Haas of Sage, a Modern Woodmen of America representative, has completed a five-day training program at Modern Woodmen’s home office in Rock Island, Ill. The program focused on helping families plan for life and reach their financial goals with Modern Woodmen. Speakers …

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  • MHS student travels to D.C.

    MELBOURNE — One Melbourne High School student recently traveled to the nation’s capital as a representative for her school’s FCCLA chapter and as Arkansas’ FCCLA state secretary where not only did she advocate for the organization but got to take in some of America’s history. …

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  • Eagle Mtn. nets silver award

    Eagle Mountain Magnet Elementary has been awarded a silver award by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation for its efforts in fighting childhood obesity. “To earn the National Recognition Award, Eagle Mountain Magnet improved its nutrition services and physical activity programs to meet or exceed …

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  • Southside High students earn AP awards

    SOUTHSIDE — Three students at Southside High School have earned AP Scholar awards in recognition of their “exceptional achievement on Advanced Placement exams.”   Zachary Branscum qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average score of 4.40 on all AP exams …

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  • Honor Roll – Mount Pleasant Elementary

    MOUNT PLEASANT — The students listed below made the honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2012-13 school year at the Mount Pleasant elementary campus of Melbourne School District, according to a news release: First: all A’s — Lawson Arnold, Spydyr Brown, Delvin …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 21, 1993.

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