• Jazz pianist sets performance

    Lyon College will host a master class with jazz pianist Steven Solomon, at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the Bevens Music Room in Brown Chapel, according to a news release. A recital will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Bevens. “Solomon’s music unites jazz, pop …

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  • Alzheimer’s caregiver workshop offered at Ozarka

    ASH FLAT — An Alzheimer’s caregiver workshop called Hope for the Future will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Friday at Ozarka College, located at 64 College Drive in Ash Flat. Registration will begin at 7:30. The following topics will be covered: an overview …

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  • HS attorney wanted for manslaughter

    HOT SPRINGS (AP) — A Hot Springs attorney whose relationship with Attorney General Dustin McDaniel led to McDaniel’s withdrawing from the race for governor is now charged with manslaughter. Garland County authorities have issued arrest warrants for 36-year-old Andrea Davis and her brother — Matthew …

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  • Magnolia’s ‘antique lady’ finds second calling

    MAGNOLIA (AP) — Bobbie Jennings, Magnolia’s own “antique lady,” has dedicated most of her life to unearthing, studying and selling antiques and collectibles that have been either left behind or forgotten. She is now in her second career dealing with categories of antiques and collectibles …

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  • Legal Aid to meet Saturday

    SPRINGDALE — The Legal Aid of Arkansas board of directors will hold a regular meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday at 1200 Henryetta St. in Springdale. The meeting is open to the public.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 17, 1994.

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  • Bills owner Ralph Wilson dies at 95

    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson never forgot how he was made to feel like an outsider for having the audacity to challenge the NFL. It was 1959, and Wilson had just invested $25,000 to join Lamar Hunt and Bud Adams in helping …

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  • Wife of Richard Petty dies

    RANDLEMAN, N.C. (AP) — Lynda Petty, the wife of NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty, died Tuesday after battling cancer for several years. She was 72. Petty Motorsports spokesman Jeff Dennison said in a statement that Petty was surrounded by her family when she died …

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  • Officer shoots Cave woman after stabbing

    BALD KNOB (AP) — An Arkansas police officer responding to an alleged stabbing inside a convenience store shot the suspect. At around 10 a.m. Monday, a man and woman entered a convenience store at 119 U.S. Highway 167 in Bald Knob, where the woman allegedly …

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  • Dog helps master elude police

    A dog riding shotgun wasn’t going to let his master be arrested without making his presence known and helped keep the officer’s attention so his master could escape. Officer Bobby Woods said he was on Camp Tahkodah Road Sunday when he saw that a driver …

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  • Accused thief uses necklace to cut open arm at jail

    An Independence County man is accused of breaking into several Cord and Newark homes, but his crime spree has drawn the attention of local police, according to multiple reports filed with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. Jordan Gray Cato, 25, who listed addresses of 1390 …

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  • Woman claims people chasing her, arrested for meth

    The only people following a Batesville woman were the Walmart manager and a police officer. Deputy Zach Rawlins said he was called to the Walmart Sunday night because a 38-year-old woman was acting bizarrely. Trudy Pectol told the manager that she was being chased by …

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