Out & About

December 7, 2017 Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, December 8 - Sunday, December 10, 2017.

News of Other Days

December 7, 2017 Editor’s note: News of Other Days is reprinted as is from the 1983 Guard. The newspaper cannot make present-day corrections to past news stories.   …

Donations sought

December 7, 2017 JONESBORO — The best gifts can’t be bought in a store. Alison Wissen knows the power of blood donations. She received 22 units …

Nuts still available

December 7, 2017 The Independence County Conservation District still has nuts available for sale for Christmas gifts or baking needs.  The following are still available: …

Submission deadline nears

December 7, 2017 The Batesville Daily Guard is publishing its annual Seasons Greetings special section Dec. 22. Anyone wishing to share a special Christmas memory (no …

Area provider changes name

December 7, 2017 Dr. Lauren Bloch CHEROKEE VILLAGE — Dr. Lauren Cinel recently announced the change of her name to Dr. Lauren Bloch.

Deputy recovering after shooting

December 7, 2017 WALDRON (AP) — A western Arkansas sheriff’s deputy is recovering after being shot in the elbow by a man near Waldron. Scott County …