• Scholarship deadline nears

    The deadline to submit applications for the Independence County Single Parent scholarship is nearing, according to a news release. Applicants must have their paperwork filled out and returned to the Northcentral Arkansas Development Council office at Batesville by Aug. 30 to be considered for the …

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  • Exercise program offered

    The Cooperative Extension Service will be offering the Strong Women program, a 12-week exercise program for middle-age and older men and women. An informational meeting will be at noon on Wednesday at the Extension Office located at 1770 Meyers St. The cost will be $12 …

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  • The Daltons to perform

    The Daltons of Somerset, Ky., will be in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at Dripping Springs Assembly of God, located at 636 Dripping Springs Road in Judsonia. For more information call John Blankenship at (501) 305-1693. The group will also perform during the Sunday morning …

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  • Youth service club begins

    A new Modern Woodmen of America youth service club is starting in Batesville, according to a news release. The club will have its first activity at 5 p.m. Saturday at Riverside Park, Pann Pavilion, located at 1740 Chaney Drive in Batesville. The activity is open …

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  • Friendship Outreach presents program

    Doc and Connie Spurlin and Friendship Outreach will present Singin’ in the Hall with their guests, Lookin’ Up, of Conway at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Parkview Baptist Church. Admission is by donation of any amount. A concession stand will be open. All proceeds will benefit …

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  • New consignment shop opens on Main Street

    Konsigner’s Konnection, formerly of Jonesboro, is now open in downtown Batesville at 250 E. Main St. in the old Charlie’s Men’s Wear building. Offering a huge selection of clothing for the whole family, as well as several collectable antique furniture items and everything in between, …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 1, 1993.

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  • Body found in Baxter County identified

    GAMALIEL (AP) — Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery says a body found in the back yard of a home in Gamaliel has been identified as that of the homeowner. The sheriff says the body found by a deputy conducting a welfare check on Monday is …

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  • The Weekend Events

    Upcoming events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, August 10 – Sunday, August 12, 2012.

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  • Walnut Ridge Guitar Walk taking shape

    WALNUT RIDGE — First came a 10-foot-tall by 20-foot-wide sculpture to honor the Beatles’ short stopover in 1964 and soon there will be a 100-foot-long by 40-foot-wide “guitar walk” that some hope will attract many more to the Walnut Ridge area. Known as the Guitar …

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  • The Representatives concert set

    The Representatives Quartet will perform at 6 p.m. Sunday at West Baptist Church, located at 1100 N. Central Ave. in Batesville. The group is a traditional Southern gospel quartet based in Beebe. The group has been performing at concerts, revivals, benefits and church services throughout …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 25, 1993.

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