• Disaster planning meeting set

    Independence County Local Emergency Planning Committee will meet at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Vital Link located at 1033 EMS Drive. ArkUps Damage Prevention Coordinator Mike Gowen will be the featured speaker discussing the dangers of digging around utility lines. Members will also hear monthly reports …

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  • Batesville to recognize church staff

    The Batesville School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at Central Magnet Elementary. Agenda items include recognitions of students and personnel, including those who are retiring, as well as discussion of school picture bid proposals and policy updates. Staff and members of Calvary Baptist …

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  • Airport panel to meet

    The Batesville Airport Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the airport conference room.

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  • Cushman council to meet

    CUSHMAN — The regular monthly meeting of the Cushman City Council will begin at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the conference room of the Cushman Community Center, Mayor Jean Weatherford said. The agenda will include reviewing reports and outstanding bills. Meetings are open to the public.

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  • ICARE announces monthly dog wash schedule

    MELBOURNE — Izard County Animal Rescue Effort will hold dog washes every third Saturday. This month’s dog wash will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the Corner Drug Store parking lot in Melbourne. A wash and dip is $15. A wash only …

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  • Bethany Project luau set

    CAVE CITY — A luau will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the city park in Cave City. There will be food, games and other activities. The event is open to all ages. Proceeds will be donated to the Bethany Project, a …

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  • Parkinson’s support group to meet on Monday

    The White River Parkinson’s Disease Support Group will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Citizens Bank Annex on College Street in Batesville. The group meets on the third Monday of each month at this location. The meeting is open to all patients, caregivers, relatives …

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  • Fellowship rally planned

    MELBOURNE — A fellowship rally will be held at 7:30 tonight at First United Pentecostal Church in Melbourne. Evangelist will be the Rev. Dennis Killman. Pastor is Jason F. Smith. The church is located at 99 Winfree Lane. For more information call (870) 416-8225 or …

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  • ‘Representatives’ come to Mt. Zion

    SOUTHSIDE — Mount Zion Baptist Church will host the Representatives Sunday. The service will begin at 10 a.m. Drawings will take place throughout the service. A barbecue meal with potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans, vegetables, rolls, desserts and drinks will be provided. Free tickets will …

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  • Cemetery cleaning/services listed

    Macedonia Cemetery NEWARK — Macedonia Cemetery in Newark will be cleaned beginning at 7:30 a.m. Saturday. Those attending are asked to bring their own tools. Lunch will be served on the grounds. For more information call Anne Moore at (870) 799-3715.   Kyler Cemetery The …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 8, 1994.

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    This photo is somewhat of a mystery. It apparently was brought or sent to the Batesville Daily Guard in the fall of 2013 and scanned in under the title “1918 Batesville Group.” Old Independence Regional Museum has two very similar photos, one from the Fran …

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