• Vital Link to hold CPR class

    The health care provider cardiopulmonary resuscitation class will be offered by Vital Link ambulance service from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday at 1033 EMS Drive in Batesville. The fee is $40. Call (870) 793-3351 to register.

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  • Musicians, singers to meet

    Musicians and singers will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the Community Room at First Community Bank, located at the corner of St. Louis and Harrison streets in Batesville. Those who play accordion, button box, harmonica, guitar, keyboard, banjo, autoharp and other instruments are welcome. …

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  • Business etiquette postponed

    A business etiquette class scheduled for Tuesday at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville has been postponed, according to college officials. Topics for the class was to include business etiquette, professionalism, personal presentation, cell phone usage and networking. The three-hour training class will …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 5, 1994.

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    The house in the background with the Queen Anne towers and ornate dormers is the Wycough-Jones house as it appeared in 1913 when ground was broken for the new Methodist church. It was built by Confederate veteran M.A. R. Wycough in 1872. The house is …

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  • Club News

    United States Daughters of 1812 During the bicentennial of the War of 1812 (2012-15) all new members admitted to the United States Daughters of 1812 in Arkansas are designated as bicentennial members. At the recent 100th State Council for U.S.D. 1812, 13 bicentennial members were …

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  • Visitor center to open for season

    HEBER SPRINGS — The Army Corps of Engineers William Carl Garner Visitor Center on Greers Ferry Lake will open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays beginning Monday. From May 17 through Sept. 7 the visitor center will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 …

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  • Genealogy course offered at ASU-MH

    MOUNTAIN HOME — A course called Genealogy 101 will be offered through Arkansas State University at Mountain Home’s Community Education. The course begins Tuesday and will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. each Tuesday through April 29. Vicki Roberts of Yellville will be the teacher. …

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  • Dept. of Music presents Steinway Student Gala Recital

    JONESBORO — The Department of Music will present a Steinway Student Gala Recital at 3 p.m. Saturday in Fowler Center, Riceland Hall, on the campus of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. The concert is free and open to the public. This special contribution program showcasing …

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  • Gun show in Conway set

    CONWAY — A gun show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Faulkner County Fairgrounds Expo Center, located at 2505 E. Oak St. in Conway. A large selection of new and used rifles, …

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  • Dutch oven workshop offered

    POWHATAN — A Dutch oven workshop and St. Patrick’s Day Feast will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Powhatan Historic State Park in Powhatan. Registration fee is $12. Some of the early settlers in Powhatan were of Irish ancestry and brought …

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  • Ag department announces school ‘garden of the year’ contest

    LITTLE ROCK — Entries are being accepted for the inaugural Arkansas Grown School Garden of the Year contest hosted by the Arkansas Agriculture Department and Farm Credit, according to a news release. Applicants can be any Arkansas school, grades prekindergarten through 12th, that had a …

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