• Cushman cleanup scheduled

    The City of Cushman will have a citywide cleanup May 7-14, according to Mayor Jean Weatherford. “Cushman residents may take their discarded furniture, appliances and other items to a Dumpster located in the fenced area at the water tower on Collietown Road,” Weatherford said recently. …

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  • Lyon commencement announced

    Commencement weekend at Lyon College is scheduled for Friday and Saturday. Events begin Friday with the president’s reception (invitation only) at Bradley Manor followed by a surf and turf dinner for seniors. Baccalaureate will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Brown Chapel. The Rev. Gordon …

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  • Flag burning to be conducted

    MELBOURNE — The Izard County Sheriff’s Office will conduct a flag burning ceremony at 12:15 p.m. Thursday. The ceremony will include a short program of prayer and song. Sheriff Tate Lawrence said that an American flag is ready for disposal when it is torn, tattered, …

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  • Tourism director speaks to Kiwanis

    The newest member of the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, Tourism Director Tami Meyer, was the guest speaker Friday at a meeting of the Batesville Kiwanis Club. Meyer gave the group a brief outline of what her job entails and some of the upcoming events …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 18, 1992. 96 YEARS AGO Cotton sold today and yesterday in Batesville from 18 to 22 cents a pound, and cotton seed went to the highest mark in history in this town, bringing $50 …

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  • American Legion names scholar

    Millicent Talley NEWARK — Cedar Ridge High School senior Millicent Talley of Newark has been chosen as the winner of Arkansas’ academic scholarship. Each year the American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Arkansas, selects one student from applications submitted from all over the state. Talley was …

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  • UACCB PTK inducts 31

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville’s Phi Theta Kappa chapter, an honor society for students of two-year colleges, inducted 31 new members April 20 during an induction ceremony, according to a news release. New members include Deidra Abbott, Brandy Ayers, Matthew Brasher, Brandy …

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  • Student awarded

    Jacob Deskin Jacob E. Deskin, a senior at Batesville High School, has been awarded the Chancellor’s Academic Distinction scholarship to attend the University of Arkansas at Little Rock beginning this fall. The scholarship totals $40,000 over a four-year period. He has also received the UALR …

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  • Tech honors BHS senior

    Justin Mohlke   Justin Blake Mohlke, a senior at Batesville High School, has received a Collegiate Scholars award from Arkansas Tech University for the fall 2012 semester. He is the son of Greg and Gina Mohlke.

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  • Hudgens elected as Young Alumni Trustee

    Tyler Hudgens A. Tyler Hudgens of Hartford has been elected as the 2012 Lyon College Young Alumni Trustee. Hudgens will graduate from Lyon College on May 5 with a degree in English and a minor in political science. He will attend law school at the …

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  • Memorial scholarship presented

    Crist Blackwell   Batesville High School senior Crist Blackwell recently received the 2012 John Saltzman Memorial scholarship, according to a news release. The scholarship is provided through the Batesville Area Arts Council and Batesville Community Theater.

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  • March raises almost $35K

    SOUTHSIDE — Independence County residents walking in hopes that one day every baby will be born healthy raised nearly $35,000 for their cause on Saturday. Walk coordinator Sandy Liles said about 300 individuals, including 16 teams, participated in the annual event held at the Southside …

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