• FCB contributes to K-9 fund

    Dale Cole and Boris Dover of First Community Bank met with representatives of the Independence County Sheriff’s office on Wednesday to donate $1,000 to help the sheriff’s department in their goal to obtain a new K-9 partner. “Independence County is fighting a major battle on …

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  • ER tantrums end in arrest

    After numerous outbreaks of temper tantrums a 28-year-old Batesville woman was arrested at the emergency room of the White River Medical Center late Wednesday night. Independence County Sheriff’s Deputy John Carroll said he was called to the ER around 11 p.m. by a hospital employee …

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  • Fund started for Drury Adams memorial

    A memorial fund has been established to raise funds for a memorial on Main Street for the late Drury Adams. “Drury was the heart of Batesville so we want to honor him in the heart of Batesville,” a news release states. Donations can be made …

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  • Benefit scheduled Sunday for Burgett family

    A benefit concert with Harvey Burgett, organist, will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Christian Science Church, located at 1740 E. College St. in Batesville. Admission is $10 for adults and $2 for children. All proceeds will go to Rhonda Reddock to assist with medical …

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  • ‘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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