• Stone County hospital to celebrate 50 years

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — Stone County Medical Center will celebrate 50 years as a hospital serving the patients of Mountain View and surrounding areas on Aug. 1 with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. The event, which will include a tour of the facility, …

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  • Attempted suicide under scrutiny

    Independence County Sheriff Steve Jeffery said this morning that his investigators are looking at an incident being reported as an attempted suicide Saturday. “Upon arrival officers located an individual that had advised he had received a message from his girlfriend after they had been arguing …

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  • Oil Trough death ruled natural

    Dispatched to a Meadow Lake Road home around 7:30 Friday night, Independence County Deputy Darin Brewer said he observed an elderly man, later identified as Kenneth Keyton, 80, lying unresponsive in the yard next door to his residence. Gary Keyton, son of the victim, reportedly …

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  • Pfeiffer water board to meet

    The Pfeiffer Public Water Authority board will meet at 5:15 this afternoon in the Batesville Municipal Building for a routine monthly business session, according to a news release from the Batesville Water Department which operates the Pfeiffer system. The meeting was rescheduled for tonight after …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 10, 1993. 101 YEARS AGO Mr. D.E. White, familiarly known as “Uncle Buck,” was a pleasant caller at the Guard office this morning and announced that this was his day off, as he was …

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  • Boutique offers bargains to howl about

    Bargain Hound Boutique is a thrift store “unlike any other in the area,” striving to establish itself as a higher quality thrift store that is less concerned with quantity of goods available for sale but rather the quality and marketability of the goods, according to …

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  • Citizens Bank adds officers

    Matt Martin Three new officers have been added to the staff of Citizens Bank in Batesville, according to bank President John Dews. “Longtime Arkansas communications executive Chuck Jones has accepted the position of senior vice president and chief marketing officer,” Dews said. “Chuck’s stellar career …

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  • Store closing with big sale

    After 16 years in business, Isabella’s Boutique at 1370 Neeley St. in Batesville is closing its doors with a liquidation sale through Aug. 11, according to owner Kim Hinkle. “We will sell out our entire inventory of ladies’ quality fashions and sportswear including Joseph Ribkoff, …

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  • Matt Mosler to speak at revival

    CAVE CITY — Matt Mosler, co-anchor of KARK 4 Today in Little Rock and director of Beautiful Feet Inc. Ministries, will be the guest speaker during a revival Friday at First United Methodist Church in Cave City and Saturday at Bear Creek United Methodist Church …

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  • CMT seeking families for ‘Redneck Intervention’

    Country Music Television is now casting for its new show, “Redneck Intervention,” hosted by Tom Arnold. According to a news release, the show is looking for families who have a relative who is embarrassed by his or her redneck roots; who have lost their backwoods …

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  • Radio club to meet

    The Batesville Area Radio Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Community Room at First Community Bank, located at the corner of St. Louis and Harrison streets in Batesville. The meeting is open to anyone interested in ham radio. Testing can be arranged …

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  • Fulton fair features events for horse lovers

    SALEM — The Fulton County Fair will feature three events for horse lovers this year. The annual fair horse show will be at 6 p.m. Aug. 7 in the Everett Show Barn. The show will feature halter classes, showmanship at halter, Western pleasure, lead-line class …

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