• McDonald’s to help raise school funds

    McDonald’s in Batesville will hold a McTeacher’s Night from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday to benefit the West Magnet Elementary dance team in which the restaurant will donate 20 percent of its sales during the fundraiser, according to a news release. “We’re committed to education …

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  • American Indians, Trail of Tears to be topic

    MELBOURNE — Ozarka College will feature its “American Voices” series from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at its Melbourne campus in the lecture hall of the John E. Miller building. The event is free and open to college staff and students as well as …

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  • IC Singing Convention set

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

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  • Retired teachers to meet

    MELBOURNE — Izard County Retired Teachers will meet Monday in the administration building at Ozarka College in Melbourne. The speaker, Bill Kankey, will share some of his military experiences. Other items of interest will be discussed. A Dutch-treat lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. …

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  • EHC to hold potluck

    PFEIFFER — The Pfeiffer Extension Homemakers Club will have its annual community potluck supper at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the clubhouse, located at 3604 N. St. Louis St. Musicians Randy and Stephanie Wade will perform. A bake sale will follow the supper. Proceeds will help …

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  • AARP Dutch-treat lunch slated

    The AARP Batesville chapter will meet at noon Tuesday at Josie’s at the Lockhouse. A Dutch-treat lunch will begin at 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be a representative from White River Area Agency on Aging who will discuss some of the services the agency …

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  • 4-H members take part in ‘B-day’ activities

    Baitcasting, bicycle skills, BB gun shooting and broiler barbecuing were the events that more than 90 Independence County 4-H’ers participated in during the annual B-day activities held Oct. 27 at the Independence County Fairgrounds, according to Linda Latus, 4-H program assistant at the Independence County …

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  • Dust named vice chairman

    MELBOURNE — Nancy Dust, executive assistant to the president at Ozarka College, was recently named vice chairman of the Arkansas Association of Two-Year College’s Board. Elections for the position were held at the organization’s annual conference Oct. 14-16. Dust, a Bono native, has been with …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    GIBSON ‘THE PICTURE MAKER’ is written on this image of John Gibson, photographer. Gibson may have set up the camera and focused it, then had someone else take the picture, said Ina Lee Henley who brought the photo in for publication. John Gibson was a …

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  • Christmas memories sought for special section

    The Batesville Daily Guard is publishing its annual Seasons Greetings special section Dec. 24. Anyone wishing to share a special Christmas memory for publishing in this section may bring the story and/or a photo to go with the memory to the Guard office at 258 …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 3, 1993.

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  • Social Security shortens hours

    Effective Nov. 19, Arkansas Social Security offices will be open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — a reduction of 30 minutes each weekday, according to a news release. Also, starting Jan. 2, offices will close at noon every …

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