• Author to speak

    Lyon College will present speaker Travis Langley, the author of “Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Nucor Auditorium. Langley is also a psychology professor who teaches on crime, mental illness, social behavior and media. Admission is free.

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  • Luncheon helps businesses ‘Go Green’

    Flowers Baking Company and Wood-Lawn Inc. will present the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 4 in the George Rider Room at First Community Bank. This “Go Green” business luncheon will focus on recycling for businesses and will feature speakers …

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  • Madison Co. to close jail

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A northwest Arkansas county is closing its eight-bed jail after voters rejected a sales tax increase that would have paid for improvements. Madison County officials have started the process of closing the jail following the defeat of a 1 percent sales-tax …

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  • Winters opens art gallery

    SOUTHSIDE — Janine Winters wanted to bring more art to the area, provide a place for starving artists to showcase their work and allow budding artists to hone their skills. Her dream was realized recently when the doors officially opened to Winters Art Studio located …

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  • Wilson named director at WRMC

    Karla Wilson, registered nurse at White River Medical Center, has recently been promoted to medical surgical nursing director, announced Gary Bebow, CEO. Wilson has 17 years of nursing experience and has been at WRMC for 13 years. As director, Wilson is responsible for managing clinical …

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  • Guard seeking Christmas memories for special section

    The Batesville Daily Guard is publishing its annual Seasons Greetings special section Dec. 24. Anyone wishing to share a special Christmas memory for publishing in this section may bring the story and/or a photo to go with the memory to the newspaper office at 258 …

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  • Holiday Gala Ball set

    JACKSONPORT — The Annual Holiday Gala Ball will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 22 at the Jacksonport Courthouse. The 52nd Regimental String Band of Memphis will provide traditional dance music popular during the Civil War era. The evening will begin with ballroom …

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  • Craft Fest set for Mtn. Home

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Craft Fest will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Education Building on the Baxter County Fairgrounds. More than 100 booths will be operated by vendors throughout Arkansas and Missouri. …

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  • Ask A Master Gardener: Gardening with bad soil, raising houseplants, pruning Bradford pears, defining clove currant

    I have terrible soil, rocks, clay, etc. Is there any way I can still have a vegetable garden without replacing my soil? Have you ever seen the pictures of vegetables growing on an apartment balcony in New York City? If you provide vegetables with the …

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  • Diabetes support group to meet Thursday

    The diabetes support group sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences North Central will meet at noon Thursday at Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, located at 409 Vine St. The use of artificial sweeteners for baking during the holidays will be discussed. For …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 13, 1995.

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  • Subscription offered

    The Batesville Daily Guard is offering a month of free home delivery of the newspaper within our circulation area to newlyweds. To start delivery, drop by the Guard office at 258 W. Main St. in Batesville or call (870) 793-2383 or toll free 1 (800) …

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