• Clinkingbeards receive pioneer award

    CALICO ROCK — The Calico Rock Museum awarded Jim and Billie Clinkingbeard with the community pioneer award on Saturday. The museum recognizes individuals in the community who have made significant contributions to Calico Rock and its people. Mayor Ronnie Guthrie recognized the Clinkingbeards with the …

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  • Brothers get into fight, one cuts other’s neck

    WALNUT RIDGE — Two brothers who got into a fight allegedly lied about it to police so their mom wouldn’t find out about it. On Tuesday the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office arrested 26-year-old Steven Liles of Alicia on charges of first-degree battery, obstructing governmental operations …

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  • Harps gives to area organizations

    Christmas came early for three area organizations. John 3:16 Ministries, Family Violence Prevention Inc. and the Arkansas Sheriff’s Youth Ranch were recipients of Harps Food store gift cards. Christmas for Communities is a yearly event sponsored by Harps Food and stores across the country nominate …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 29, 1993.

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  • Weekend Events

    Upcoming events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, December 7 – Sunday, December 9, 2012.

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  • Church to present comedy

    Believers Community Church will present the play “Clueless at Christmas” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday in the church chapel, located at 3645 N. St. Louis St. The comedy/mystery is produced by special arrangement with Contemporary Drama Service. The adults’ …

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  • Crash claims life of unborn child

    Involvement in a three-car crash on Highway 69 near the White Buck Ranch early Tuesday morning sent 21-year-old Shelby Johnson of Cushman to the emergency operating room where she lost her unborn child, according to Arkansas State Police Trooper John Qualls. The trooper said around …

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  • Izard man charged with rape

    MELBOURNE — Two charges of rape have been filed against a Calico Rock man. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said 41-year-old William Winston Taylor was arrested Nov. 25 and officially charged with the rape of a 21-year-old woman. During the course of the investigation, another …

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  • Benefit planned

    It was in August that 20-year-old old Katie Crews of Evening Shade was in a car accident that has resulted in months of rehabilitation but one doctors said she is lucky to have survived. Two months later her world would take another turn when her …

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  • Care To Share to be Saturday

    Sidney — Three Sharp County churches are partnering again for the third year to offer a free holiday benefit in the community. First Baptist Church of Evening Shade, Sidney Baptist Church and Grace Country Church of Sidney will hold their third annual “Care To Share” …

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  • Compassionate Friends to hold annual candlelighting

    The Compassionate Friends will hold its 16th annual Worldwide Candlelighting and Memorial Tree Decorating Service at 4 p.m. Sunday at the White River Firefighters Training Center. This is the second year for TCF to have its event at the fire training center, which is located …

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  • Stolen ATV recovered

    HEBER SPRINGS — A 2011 Polaris Ranger valued at $13,000, reported stolen Sunday afternoon from a residence on Ridge Circle in the Cove Creek area in Cleburne County, was recovered late Monday afternoon, Sheriff Marty Moss said. The ATV was located concealed in a box …

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