• Washington Platte reunion set

    SALADO — The descendants of Ira Washington and Belle Platte will have a reunion Saturday at Salado Baptist Church. A potluck will be served at 11 a.m. The event is open to all family and friends. For more information call Troy Platte at (501) 681-8657 …

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  • Batesville High School 2012-13 yearbooks ready

    Batesville High School is currently selling 2012-13 yearbooks, $40 without name and $45 with name. Purchases can be made at www.yearbookforever.com or the high school office om Pioneer Drive. They will be sold until January and prices will go up afterwards.

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  • Clothing giveaways to be held

    Ruddell Hill Baptist Ruddell Hill Baptist Church is giving away clothes for families in need in its Love’s Closet program. The closet will be open from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday and Nov. 3 and 10. The church is located at 805 Bethesda Road.   …

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  • Homecomings slated

    Corinth Missionary Baptist CAVE CITY — Corinth Missionary Baptist Church will have its homecoming Sunday as it celebrates 99 years. Services will begin at 10 a.m. with a message by Terry Johnson of Rings Chapel Missionary Baptist Church followed by a sermon by T. Hill …

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  • Izard Co. Historical, Genealogical Society meeting set

    BROCKWELL — The Izard County Historical and Genealogical Society will hold its fall quarterly meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday at Izard County Senior Center, located south of Brockwell. Reports of the committee chairmen will be given with the election and installation ceremony of officers for …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    The Cushman High School Class of 1962 will hold its 50-year reunion at 5:30 tonight in the community building on the old school campus in Cushman. A meal will be served at 6:30. The event, held in conjunction with Cushman Miners Day weekend, is part …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    The Cushman High School Class of 1982 will have its 30-year reunion tonight in the community building on the old Cushman School campus. The event begins at 5:30 and a meal will be served at 6:30. The event is part of an all-alumni reunion  held …

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  • Calico Rock Museum seeking art

    CALICO ROCK — The Calico Rock Museum is seeking paintings, sculpture, pottery and any other form of art created by local artists. In particular, the museum is looking for paintings by Emma Drown Morgan. An exhibit of this artist’s paintings, which was loaned by Grace …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 5, 1993.

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  • Local man completes Forestry Stewardship Program

    Blair Arnold of Batesville recently completed a Forest Stewardship Program for his property, said Kenny Smothers, forester for Independence, Izard and Lawrence counties. Arnold was awarded a certificate for his accomplishment. “The Arkansas Forestry Commission’s Forest Stewardship Program is a way a landowner has access …

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  • Sharp tax office to stay open late

    ASH FLAT — Sharp County Tax Collector Charlotte Ratliff announced this morning that she will keep her office in the county courthouse open until 5 p.m. Monday, the last day to pay taxes without penalty.

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  • ‘World’s Fair’ is tonight

    Eagle Mountain Magnet Elementary will hold its annual “World’s Fair” fall festival from 5 to 8 tonight at the school. Activities will include games, a “haunted mansion,” silent auction and barbecue dinner.

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