• Cave City to set public meeting

    CAVE CITY — The Cave City School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the high school library to introduce new employees and set a date for the September meeting and annual report to the public, according to an agenda for the meeting. A …

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  • Civil War group to hear about hill country clan/Union fighters

    The Batesville Civil War Round Table will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at First Community Bank’s George Rider Room. The meeting is open to guests. William Baker of Newport will present a program entitled “The Williams Clan: Hill Country Farmers and Union Fighters.” Thomas Jefferson …

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  • Cave City classes to resume

    CAVE CITY — Cave City School District will begin classes Aug. 18. Buses will run. Superintendent is Steven Green. Administrative assistants/bookkeepers are Margaret Beever and Becky Johnson. District treasurer is Lisa Albertson. School board members are Steve Stauffer, president, Dean Hastings, secretary, Donald Simmons, Wendell …

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  • Melbourne plans for new year

    MELBOURNE — Melbourne School District will begin classes Aug. 18. Superintendent is Gerald Cooper. Administrative assistant is Chrystal Conrad. District treasurer is Toni Lawrence. School board officers are Toby Smith, president; Jason Miller, vice president; and Brad Wheelis, secretary. Board members are Robert Cooper, Kirk …

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  • Local symphony seeks new members

    The Batesville Symphony League is seeking to expand its board of directors and invites those who are interested to attend the board meeting at 5:30 tonight in the Admissions Building on the Lyon College campus. The board wishes to expand the patron base as well …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 6, 1995.

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  • School supplies to be given away

    NEWARK — Hazel Edwards Memorial United Methodist Church will host a back-to-school celebration with free school supplies, music and  entertainment beginning at 3 p.m. Saturday at the church located at Fourth and Locust streets. School supplies will be given away on a first-come basis until …

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  • ‘Voices That Change’ coming to Cash’s White River Theater

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — Michael Kelley will perform a show called “Voices That Change” at 7 p.m. Friday at Cash’s White River Theater, located at 507 Sylamore Ave. in Mountain View. Shows will be held at 7 p.m. every Friday and at 2 and 7 p.m. …

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  • AmeriCorps seeking to serve

    The Arkansas Service Commission, part of the Department of Human Services, Division of Community Service and Nonprofit Support, is looking for organizations that can use AmeriCorps members to effectively solve problems as identified in the Arkansas State Service Plan. AmeriCorps programs address disaster services, education, …

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  • Pleasant Hill hosting revival

    LYNN — Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church at Lynn is having revival services now through Friday with Scott Bourland as evangelist. Services are at 7 each night. The event is open to the public.

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  • Bus safety campaign announced

    LITTLE ROCK — With the start of a new school year days away, the Arkansas Department of Education is reminding people to “be aware, stay alert so kids don’t get hurt.” B.U.S. (Be aware. U stay alert. So kids don’t get hurt) Awareness is the …

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  • Sultry-voiced Lauren Bacall dies

    NEW YORK (AP) — Lauren Bacall was a movie star from almost her first moment on the silver screen. A fashion model and bit-part New York actress before moving to Hollywood at 19, Bacall achieved immediate fame in 1944 with one scene in her first …

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