• Honor Roll – Southside High

    Southside High SOUTHSIDE — The students listed below made the honor roll for the second semester of the 2011-12 school year at Southside High School, according to a news release: Ninth: all A’s — Lane Callahan, Dakota Franks, Meagan Ivy, Katie Kramer, Alexus Lawellin, Katelyn …

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  • Cave City grads awarded funds Cave City grads awarded funds

    Amanda Williams Mollie Wolfe Cave City High School graduates Amanda Williams and Mollie Wolfe have each been awarded Chancellor’s scholarships to attend the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, according to a news release. Williams of Evening Shade is daughter of David and Phyllis …

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  • Ozarka won’t increase tuition

    MELBOURNE — The Ozarka College Board of Trustees have approved a budget that will avoid an increase in tuition for the second consecutive year. Students at Ozarka College’s four campuses will continue to pay $75 per credit hour. “Additional support from our communities and sound …

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  • Jesse James homeplace at Kearney, Mo

    This artist’s rendering of the Jesse James homeplace at Kearney, Mo., is published courtesy of Steve Cargill of Batesville, who researches the famous outlaw’s life and times. Cargill also brought in an undated article, apparently from an Izard County Historian, titled “Jesse James: Did he teach …

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  • Sylvia Pegg to mark 102

    Sylvia Pegg Sylvia Pegg will celebrate her 102nd birthday with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Eagle Mountain Assisted Living Center in Batesville. All family and friends are invited. She requests no gifts, but cards would be appreciated.

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  • AARP chapter to meet

    The Batesville AARP chapter will hold its monthly meeting at Josie’s at the Lockhouse at noon Tuesday with a Dutch-treat meal at 11 a.m. Guest speaker will be author Mark Rorie. The meeting is open to members and guests.

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  • Health program planned

    White River Medical Center will host a community health education program titled “Skin Cancer and You” presented by Dr. Jennifer McLaughlin at noon Tuesday at the Josephine Raye Rogers Center for Women and Imaging Conference Room B. Lunch will be served and reservations are encouraged. …

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  • Southside VBS begins Monday

    SOUTHSIDE — A family vacation Bible school will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday through June 15 at Southside Church of Christ, located at 2102 Batesville Boulevard in Southside. The theme is “The Treasure of the Forgotten Island — Searching for Gems in Proverbs.” Bible …

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  • ‘Angels’ pageant deadline nears

    Participants are being sought for the upcoming Northeast Arkansas Angels pageant for special needs children. “Our contestants may have anything from cerebral palsy to hearing and visual impairment,” director Stacy Pretty said, adding that “every contestant is a winner and there are no judges.” Hair, …

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  • Surfing event set

    FAIRFIELD BAY — A first annual surfing event will be held at the north shore of Greers Ferry lake in Fairfield Bay June 15-16. The event is free and open to the public and is scheduled to include live music, food, watersurfing, Sea-Doo and paddlesurfing …

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  • David Diemer, Ryan Brown win

    CAVE CITY — David Diemer and Ryan Brown teamed to catch five bass totaling 13.80 pounds to win Saturday’s Cave City Bass Club tournament on Lake Norfork, said tournament director Ron Watkins. Dalton Littleton and Trevor Gradly finished second with five bass that totaled 12.80 …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 29, 1992. 96 YEARS AGO Mrs. Eva Meachum, a well-known woman of Batesville, met with tragic death near Moorefield early Thursday. She was struck by the northbound train. Engineer McNab of Cotter was at …

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