• CPR class available

    The Heartsaver cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid class will be offered by Vital Link ambulance service from 6 to 10 p.m. Tuesday in the Alan Davis Conference Center, located at 1033 E.M.S. Drive in Batesville. The fee of $25 covers the cost of the textbook …

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  • UACCB slates golf scramble

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Foundation will hold its annual golf tournament on Wednesday. The four-person scramble will be at The Course at Eagle Mountain with tee time at 11 a.m. Proceeds from this year’s tournament will support foundation scholarships. More than …

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  • Sons of the American Legion hold fundraiser Saturday

    The Sons of the American Legion Squadron No. 114 will have a fund raiser Saturday at 100 Legion Lane in Batesville. A yard sale will begin at 7 a.m. Donations for the sale will be appreciated. Dinner will start at noon. The dinner includes Boston …

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  • Country Quilters Guild to meet Wednesday

    SALEM — The members of the Country Quilters Quilt Guild will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in the hall of First Baptist Church in Salem. A board meeting for members will be at 8:30. After a brief business meeting, refreshments will be served. The program …

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  • North central Arkansas District Fair winners

    MELBOURNE — Following are the best of show winners in the North Central Arkansas District Fair, held Sept. 24 through 29 at Melbourne. Apiary (honey) — adult, David Long Art department — acrylic: adult, Connie Hood; junior, Jessica Wilcoxson; oil:  adult, Dixie Wilson; junior, Kristen …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 6, 1993.

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  • UACCB will pay Town Plaza $60K

    A remodeling job that turned into a property damage claim has ended with a settlement of $60,000 that the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will have to pay to Town Plaza, LLC. Wednesday, UACCB and Town Plaza presented a negotiated settlement to the …

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  • Armed man sought in theft

    WALNUT RIDGE — On Thursday the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a residence in Strawberry about a large amount of stolen property, said Sheriff Jody Dotson. “Deputies responded and began an investigation into the stolen property. At the time the deputies did …

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  • Woman hurt in robbery

    Newport — A Newport convenience store employee was hit from behind and knocked to the ground in a purse snatching Saturday. Newport Police Department officers were dispatched to Mapco Express, located at 1020 Third St., around 4:20 p.m. in reference to a robbery. Officers arrived …

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  • Air units stolen from homeless shelter

    Police are following leads on a possible suspect relating to the theft of outside air conditioning units at the fledgling Mission at the Cross in west Batesville that offers services for the needy. Around 2 p.m. Wednesday Deputy Colby Markum took a theft report from …

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  • Refusing to give ID gets man arrested

    Loitering and refusing to provide officers his identification only got a Batesville man arrested Saturday. John Jones, 32, of 1450 Grays Ave., was arrested after an off-duty officer saw him walking in the Vital Link ambulance parking lot, looking in vehicles and standing behind them. …

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  • Lillikay

    SIDNEY — The tiny community of Sidney may be small with a population of 181, but for eight years it was the home of one big personality: Lillikay. And Lil’s bubbling persona wasn’t limited to the rural town. Almost from the time she was born …

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