• ‘A Handmade Christmas’ folk school set for Folk Center

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — A Handmade Christmas Folk School will be held Wednesday through Nov. 22 at Ozark Folk Center State Park, located at 1032 Park Ave. in Mountain View. Classes will include: candlewicking embroidery ornaments; chandling 101; stained glass Christmas tree suncatcher class; reed basket …

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  • Pianist to perform at Harding

    SEARCY — Jerome Reed, pianist, will perform at 7 p.m. Nov. 17 in Harding University’s Reynolds Recital Hall on the campus in Searcy as part of the lyceum series. Reed will perform piano works from the 21st century composed by Victoria Bond, Judith Shatin, Einojuhani …

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  • Health care enrollment to open Sat.

    Tens of thousands of Arkansans are expected to take part in the open enrollment period under the federal Affordable Care Act that begins this weekend. Open enrollment begins Saturday and lasts until Feb. 15. Residents can enroll in the health marketplace, renew or change their …

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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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  • Board to make recognitions

    The Batesville School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the West Magnet Elementary library. The agenda includes personnel reports, presentation of the Above and Beyond award and to recognize Ashley Cooksey, West Magnet media specialist for receiving the Retta Patrick Award for the …

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  • CC board to discuss cameras

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the high school library. Members will hear a report about the district’s camera and telephone systems by technology coordinator Julie Johnson and review a financial report. Meetings are open to …

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  • Pfeiffer water to meet

    The next Pfeiffer Public Water Authority board meeting will be held at 5:15 p.m. Monday in the Batesville Municipal Building, 500 E. Main St. The meeting is open to the public.

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  • Airport commission to meet

    The Batesville Regional Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the terminal’s conference room.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 8, 1995.

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  • Subscription offered to newlyweds

    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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  • Club News

    Diamond T 4-H THIDA — The 10th Annual Diamond T 4-H Club awards ceremony was held Nov. 9 at Thida Community Center. Hannah Kimmer, vice president, opened the ceremony by welcoming the guests. Adriana Miranda, song leader, led a prayer. Josh Fick, ambassador, and Will …

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  • Mountain lion killed in Arkansas, first since 1975

    HERMITAGE (AP) — Game officials say a hunter has killed a mountain lion in Arkansas for the first time since 1975. The Game and Fish Commission said Thursday that 62-year-old Douglas Ramer of Bastrop, Louisiana, was deer hunting east of Hermitage in Bradley County when …

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