• Shoplifter tries to clean up act

    Confronted by a Batesville Walmart employee for shoplifting, it appeared that Rickey Davis, 22, of Heber Springs may have been trying to clean up his act. At the time of his detainment Monday night for allegedly hiding a phone charger in his clothing, he was …

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  • Two physicians join WRHS Emergency Department

    Drs. Trent Lamb and Kimberly Whicker have joined the Emergency Department medical staff of White River Health System, Gary L. Bebow, CEO, has announced. Lamb will be seeing patients primarily at the WRMC Medical Complex ER, and providing coverage at White River Medical Center and …

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  • Love’s Closet open

    Ruddell Hill Baptist Church Love’s Closet will be giving away used clothing beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday. The church is located at 805 Bethesda Road.

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  • Post office to stay open

    SEDGWICK (AP) — A tiny Arkansas town has learned it can keep its post office. The United States Postal Service told residents of Sedgwick on Tuesday night that the town’s post office will continue to operate with reduced hours. The town of about 150 people …

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  • Hutchinson to pay for homestead tax credits

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson says he’ll pay Pulaski County more than $1,700 for improperly claimed homestead tax credits. Hutchinson said he isn’t bowing to Democratic pressure and wants to bring closure to the issue. He says he will pay $350 …

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  • Superior Industries to shutter

    ROGERS (AP) — A company that makes aluminum wheels for cars and other vehicles says it will shut down its manufacturing plant in Rogers, eliminating 500 jobs. Superior Industries International Inc. announced today that it expects to cease operations at the Rogers plant by the …

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  • Kickstarter used to fund solar panels

    ASH FLAT — Crowd-funding enables people to raise money for ideas and Frank Rasmussen of Ash Flat hopes this method will fund his Kickstarter.com project titled “Cheap, Affordable and Easy to Install Solar System.” A former Navy SEAL and Apple computer employee, Rasmussen has designed …

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  • Church to show movie

    CONCORD — The movie “God’s Not Dead” will be shown at 8:30 p.m. Friday at Concord Missionary Baptist Church. Admission is free. Free popcorn and soda will be available. Those attending should bring a lawn chair or blanket.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 20, 1995.

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  • Autism/Asperger’s group to meet

    The Autism/Asperger’s Activity Group will meet from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Network of Community Options, located at 710 S. Saint Louis St. in Batesville. The event is for ages 18 to 30. The arts and crafts project will be creating terra-cotta flower pot …

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  • Beef competition seeks entrants

    FORT SMITH — Entries are being sought for the 2015 Arkansas Beef Ambassador Competition, which will be held Aug. 9 at the Fort Smith Convention Center in Fort Smith. Deadline for entries is Monday. Any Arkansas youth between the ages of 9 and 20 is …

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  • Powhatan Historic State Park to host regional archives symposium

    POWHATAN — The Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives symposium will be held from 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Saturday at the Male and Female Academy at Powhatan Historic State Park. The theme is “Boom or Bust: Commerce and Development in Northeast Arkansas.” Featured presenters will be …

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