• 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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  • Homecomings announced

    CUSHMAN — The congregation of Cushman United Methodist Church will hold Homecoming Day Sunday. The worship service will be at 9:30 a.m. At 10:30, refreshments will be served, and there will be a time for sharing memories. The event is open to the public. ——— …

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  • FANS EHC club benefit

    Members of FANS (Friends And Neighbors Sharing) Extension Homemaker Club of Cord recently held a spring benefit for the Cord Volunteer Fire Department, raising $2,259. Pictured are Shirley Sherill (left), Lu Matthews, Cord Fire Chief Rusty Paul, Ina Stair and Verna Faye Latting. Members of …

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  • County offices to close

    All county government offices will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day, according to Independence County Judge Robert Griffin. All regular county trash and recycling routes will run as normal on Monday in the northwest quadrant of the county (west of Highway 167 and …

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  • Melbourne to host ceremony

    MELBOURNE — A Memorial Day ceremony will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Veterans Park in Melbourne. A Color Guard and Honor Guard will be provided by the Izard County Sheriff’s Department. The program includes patriotic songs and the keynote speaker will be Izard …

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  • Burn ban announced

    The office of Independence County Judge Robert Griffin and Batesville Fire Chief Brent Gleghorn have announced that the county and city are now under a burn ban until the area receives sufficient rainfall to deter residential, brush and forest fires. This means there is to …

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