• Launch site changed for tourney

    The launch site for Saturday’s Batesville Bassmasters tournament on Lake Dardanelle has been changed due to several other tournaments being held on the lake the same day, said Billy Littleton, reporter. The new launch site will be the Cherokee Crossing Ramp, he said. “This is …

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  • Thorne, Swaim win Cave City Bass Club tourney

    CAVE CITY — Robert Thorne and Chris Swaim won Saturday’s Cave City Bass Club tournament on Barnett Lake in White County with a five-bass limit totaling 11.55 pounds, said tournament director Ron Watkins. After that, pickings were pretty slim — the second-place finishers, Mark Johnson …

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  • Eagle Mountain archers place second in nationals

    The Eagle Mountain Magnet Elementary archery team won second place in the National Archery in the Schools Program’s recent national tournament, scoring 3,247 out of a possible 3,600 points, according to a news release. Top scorer for Eagle Mountain was Jack Looney. He finished second …

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  • Folk center set to host CW event

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Ozark Folk Center in Mountain View will host “Bushwhackers and Scallywags — Civil War on the Sylamore” Sunday. The auditorium will open at 6 p.m. for ticket sales. An introductory program will be held at 6:15 in the auditorium, and programs …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    The late Caruth Shaver Moore of Evening Shade wrote in the Batesville Daily Guard on Sept. 1, 1975, about a “pictographic rock” near Salado.  This artwork by Carol Qualls accompanied Moore’s article, which noted that Moore had observed the rock art many years earlier while …

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  • McKinney named to Dean’s List

    CONWAY — Meredith McKinney of Batesville, a sophomore biochemistry/molecular biology major at Hendrix College, was selected to the college’s Dean’s List for the spring 2012 semester. A student must earn all A’s to qualify for the college’s Dean’s List. Only 14 percent of students at …

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  • Lyon students named to Dean’s List

    Seventy-five students have been named to the spring 2012 Lyon College Dean’s List. To be on the Dean’s List, a student must maintain a 3.75 grade point average or higher while taking a minimum of 12 hours a semester. Students on the spring 2012 list …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 15, 1992. 96 YEARS AGO J.R. Evans continued the testimony in the trial of V.G. Richardson, charged with first-degree murder of Farrell Padgett. Evans said he was in the Main Street store of F.C. …

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  • Students graduate with board credentials

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville in partnership with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Area Health Education Centers-North Central has announced six graduates of the respiratory care program. They are Milus Hughey, Mike Curbo, Kendra Vanwinkle, Lauren Bechdoldt, Ashley Miller and …

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  • Honor Roll – Southside Middle, Junior

    Southside Middle, Junior SOUTHSIDE — The students listed below made the honor roll for the fourth nine weeks of the 2011-12 school year at Southside Middle and Junior High schools, according to a news release: Fifth: all A’s — Andrea Amador, Ethan Anderson, Kassidy Barnt, …

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  • Osteoporosis to be topic

    CHEROKEE VILLAGE — The Center on Aging-Northeast will host the program “Bone health and osteoporosis: What it means to you” at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Cherokee Lodge Senior Center, #2 Santee Drive in Cherokee Village. The free program will look at the risks of …

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  • Harris family reunion planned

    PLEASANT PLAINS — The annual Harris family reunion will be at 11 a.m. Sunday at Cornerstone Methodist Church in Pleasant Plains. A potluck will be served. The event is open to all family and friends. For more information call Kathy Sweeten at (501) 345-2121.

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