• UACCB offers free GED classes

    On Jan. 2 the new General Educational Development Test was unveiled and it is now computer-based and available only at approved testing centers. Although numerous websites may advertise “GED” tests for sale, only GED Testing Services authorize official testing centers. It is not available online, …

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  • Weekend Events

    Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, January 31 – Sunday, February 2, 2014.

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  • 7 area bankers join Citizens team

    Citizens Bank has secured the services of several longtime employees of other area banks, including the former Bank of America, which has closed its Batesville offices. “We are pleased to bolster the professionalism of our staff with the addition of so many talented bankers, led …

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  • UACCB to present non-credit offerings

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville’s Community and Technical Education Division has announced the spring schedule of non-credit community education classes, according to a news release. CTE offers a variety of free and nominal-fee classes. These include “Preparing for the Job Hunt,” a …

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  • Musicians to meet Monday

    Musicians are invited to meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the Community Room at First Community Bank, located at the corner of St. Louis and Harrison streets in Batesville. Those who sing or play the accordion, harmonica, guitar, keyboard, banjo or autoharp are welcome. Anyone …

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  • Autism activity group scheduled

    The Autism/Asperger’s Activity Group for ages 18 through 30 will meet from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Network of Community Options, located at 710 S. St. Louis St. in Batesville. Those attending are asked to bring a box of Valentine cards to fill out. …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 23, 1994.

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  • ASUMH announces honors lists

    Mountain Home — Arkansas State University-Mountain Home has announced its honors lists for the fall 2013 semester. Eligibility for the Chancellor’s List and the Vice Chancellor’s List requires at least 12 credit hours of college-level courses. Full-time students whose grade point average for the semester …

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  • Honor Roll – Batesville High

    The students listed below made the honor roll for the first semester of the 2013-14 school year at Batesville High School, according to a news release: Tenth: all A’s — Emily Cambias, Kyler Dickey, Kaitlin Fielder, Edith Gonzalez, Trice High, Austin Johnson, Jared Jones, Kendra …

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  • Honor Roll – Southside Middle and Junior High

    SOUTHSIDE — The students listed below made the honor roll for the second nine weeks of the 2013-14 school year at Southside Middle and Junior High School, according to a news release: Fifth: all A’s — Hallie Allen, Ashdan Allgood, Blayne Bufford, Miranda Burrow, Noah …

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  • Remembering Tom Allen, attorney at law

    Tom Allen will be remembered for a lot of things. Among them will be his love for the outdoors, how he loved to tell a good tale, his passion for the law and his dedication to God and family. Those who know Allen will tell …

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  • ICED trying to land retailer, restaurant

    Batesville could be getting a new national retailer and a new restaurant in the near future, according to Larry Jones, director of Independence County Economic Development. Jones came before the Batesville City Council Monday night and said his office is working with both a national …

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