• Quillen Edwards to perform

    SOUTHSIDE — Emmanuel Baptist Church will have a special singing with Quillen Edwards at 3 p.m. Sunday. A time of fellowship will follow. The event is open to the public. The church is located at 1915 Batesville Blvd. in Southside.

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  • Health, Wellness Fair is Saturday

    FAIRFIELD BAY — Radio station KFFB 106.1 will host its annual Regional Health and Wellness Fair from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 29 at the HART Center in Fairfield Bay. In addition to health screenings and tests, health professionals will provide health-related information. Most …

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  • Evans holds acting, voice workshop

    The Batesville Community Theatre will host acclaimed film, commercial and Shakespearian actor and director Hal Evans beginning Monday in conducting a five-session acting and voice workshop for the general public. Evans will work for six weeks with the Batesville School System with his company, Troupe …

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  • UACCB to offer sign language class

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will offer a non-credit class in sign language on Monday evenings during October and November. Instructor for this class is Diann Anderson. Anderson obtained her start in sign language by taking a course at UACCB when it …

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  • Holiday decorating classes set

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will offer three holiday decorating workshops taught by Deann Castleberry, owner of the Ivory Owl on Harrison Street in Batesville. Her workshops will be held in UACCB’s Row Johns Building, room 816 as follows: Decorating Holiday Tables …

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  • Wolf Walk to fight hunger

    NEWARK —  Newark Elementary will hold its annual Wolf Walk beginning Monday through Oct. 12 and this year it will be in an effort to raise money in the fight against hunger. “Students will walk inside the school each morning and do a money drop …

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  • Ernie Couch & Revival hold concert

    EVENING SHADE — Gospel group Ernie Couch & Revival will be in concert at 11 a.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church in Evening Shade. “We want to reach everyone from all age groups and backgrounds with the message of our music,” Jason Couch, band member, …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 20, 1993. 95 YEARS AGO The Guard is informed that by Tuesday night lights will be furnished by the city water and light plant instead of from the stave mill plant. The commissioners for …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    The Batesville High School Class of 1952, which has a 60-year class reunion scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Oct. 13 in Corine’s Restaurant (formerly the Scenic View Restaurant) on top of Ramsey Mountain, was the last class to graduate in this BHS building. The …

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  • A League of her own

    CALICO ROCK  — Kameron Teague was in her room with best friend Katie Hamby eating ice cream when the call came. She recalls her dad running upstairs all excited saying she had just won the 2012 All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Writer’s Contest. Downstairs, her …

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  • HSIC, ICARE, Petsense to host “Forever Home”

    The Humane Society of Independence County, Izard County Animal Rescue Effort and Petsense are partnering for their biggest life-saving event to date, the “Forever Home” Adopt-a-thon. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 29 and 30 at Petsense, located at …

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  • Prowling felon caught with gun

    It was during a burglary patrol early Saturday morning when Independence County deputies came across a vehicle driving slowly near the front doors of businesses at Town Plaza Shopping Center in the 1200 block of East Main Street. In a court affidavit, Investigator Dustin Robbins …

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