• SING-a-thon’ to be relocated

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside School District choir department’s ‘SING-a-thon” from 4 to 7 p.m. today has been relocated to the district’s choir room due to the threat of rain, according to director Angela Weaver said. The event will raise money for the American Cancer Society …

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  • Medicare Maze set for Tuesday

    Medicare Maze will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at White River Area Agency on Aging, located at 3998 Harrison St. in Batesville. The event is designed to provide free unbiased information and assistance to Medicare recipients. Topics to be discussed include signing up for …

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  • Multiple sclerosis treatment presentation to be given

    An oral treatment option for relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis will be presented by Kenneth Chan, doctor of osteopathy with Northeast Arkansas Clinic, at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Italian Grill, located at 2360 Harrison St. in Batesville. The presentation is an informative event for people …

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  • Parkinson’s support group to meet at WRMC

    White River Parkinson’s Disease Support Group will host a seminar at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Suite B of the Josephine Raye Rogers Center, located at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Featured speaker will be Lydia Stephens, a registered nurse and the Parkinson’s disease information …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 10, 1994. 80 YEARS AGO W.E. Anderson, secretary of the Independence County Farmers Union, reported that a resolution favoring the county salary measure was approved during the meeting at Charlotte Saturday. The union delegates …

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  • Great Passion Play opens May 2

    EUREKA SPRINGS — The Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs will open May 2 and 3 to start its 47th season. Featuring a cast of 180 actors and actresses, the play is performed amid a 550-foot historically accurate stage setting and brings to life the …

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  • Audubon society to meet

    CLINTON — Little Red River Audubon Society will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Western Sizzlin’ in Clinton. A Dutch-treat meal will begin at 5. The guest speaker is Tom Krohn, who will present a program about frogs. Krohn is a member of North Central …

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  • June groundbreaking planned for Osceola steel mill 

    OSCEOLA (AP) — Groundbreaking on a planned $1.1 billion steel mill in Arkansas is expected to take place in late June. Big River Steel CEO John Correnti expects to finalize financing in mid-June with a groundbreaking to occur later that month. Construction on the project …

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  • Higher ed taps lottery reserves

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education says the agency has been forced to temporarily tap some of its $20 million lottery reserve fund to cover its Academic Challenge scholarship obligations. Director Shane Broadway warned the Legislature’s lottery oversight …

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  • Whole Foods recalls croissants over undeclared egg 

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Whole Foods Markets is recalling mini butter croissants sold in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana because they contain eggs, an undeclared allergen. The recalled item is sold with a Whole Foods market scale label reading “mini butter croissants” in six-pack plastic …

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  • Country singer dies after bout with cancer

    FAIR OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Sharp, a country music singer who recorded multiple chart-topping songs and survived a well-publicized battle with cancer, has died. He was 43. His sister Mary Huston said Sharp died at his mother’s Fair Oaks, Calif., home, at 10:49 p.m. …

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  • Area native part of Nobel Peace Prize team

    When Deva Hupaylo graduated from Salem High School her teachers wanted her to focus on the field of medicine. Instead, she headed to the University of Arkansas and opted to become a chemical engineer. After landing jobs with some nationally recognized companies she applied for …

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