• Cyclist flees from marshal

    CONCORD — After a high-speed chase, Concord Marshal Bobby Hopson arrested motorcyclist Christopher Adcox of Weeki Wachee, Fla. on Wednesday. Adcox was charged with speeding, fleeing, reckless driving, no insurance, expired license plates and violation of a parole warrant out of Florida. Hopson said the …

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  • Praisefest returns to Newark

    NEWARK — Praisefest II is returning to Hazel Edwards Memorial United Methodist Church in Newark from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, according to Rob Ernest, pastor. Among the evening’s entertainment will be the gospel group New Creation and Nick Fudge. “David Grimes is catering hand-pressed six-inch burgers, …

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  • Church hosts women’s program

    First Baptist Church of Batesville will host the Women’s Ministry Team Fall Women’s Connection from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the West Annex Fellowship Hall. This year’s theme is “Focus: How’s Your Eyesight.” Speakers will be Kim Stanley, wife of ordained minister Joe …

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  • Political pie auction slated

    SOUTHSIDE — All political candidates and supporters are invited to a pie auction and ice cream eating contest from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Southside Middle School cafeteria. There will be door prizes and entertainment. All political candidates will be given an opportunity …

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  • Horn family reunion set

    CAVE CITY — The Horn family reunion will be Saturday at the Cave City Community Center. A potluck will be served at noon. The event is open to all relatives and friends. For more information call Joy Marlin at (870) 283-5706.

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  • MITM features Hwy 289 Band

    HORSESHOE BEND — The Music in the Mountains Show will be at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Horseshoe Bend Theatre, located at 811 Second St. in Horseshoe Bend. The Highway 289 Band will welcome back Izard County Judge David Sherrell, who will perform several country …

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  • Weekend Events

    Weekend events for Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, October 19 – Sunday, October 21, 2012.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 11, 1993.

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  • Woman flees doctor stitching arm

    Transported from Sharp County with wounds suffered in a domestic disturbance, a Batesville woman reportedly cursed medical personnel and tried to flee as her wounds were being treated at a local hospital Wednesday night. Deputy Andrew Rogers responded to the emergency room of White River …

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  • BHS alumnus named scholar

    A 2006 Batesville High School graduate has been named a Grattan scholar by Provost Dr Patrick Prendergast of Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, according to a news release. Sara Mitchell has been named an inaugural scholars in honor of Irish statesman Henry Grattan (1746-1820), a …

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  • Election 2012 – Batesville City Council (Ward 3, Position 2)

    Editor’s note: The Batesville Daily Guard is publishing a series of articles profiling viewpoints of candidates in local races. The election is Nov. 6.   Incumbent Paige Hubbard is being challenged for her Ward 3, Position 2 seat on the Batesville City Council by Phyllis …

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  • Woman says she wanted to sell gasoline to buy food

    A Batesville woman told officers she filled a plastic drum with more than $200 in fuel at a gas station in Cushman so she could sell it to buy food, but all 49-year-old Donita Mason of 115 Country Lane has profited from is a date …

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