• Arkansas’ 4 House members back plan on rebel aid

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — All four members of Arkansas’ U.S. House delegation have voted in support of President Barack Obama’s request to train and arm rebels battling Islamic State militants in Syria. The House passed the measure on a 273-156 vote on Wednesday, and the …

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  • Mississippi County eyes single county seat

    BLYTHEVILLE (AP) — Leaders in northeast Arkansas will consider a resolution next week on whether Mississippi County should eliminate one of its two county seats and only have one courthouse. The county now has county seats and courthouses in Blytheville and Osceola. Next week, the …

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  • Grants awarded for upgrades at Izard, other airports

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — U.S. Sens. Mark Pryor and John Boozman and Rep. Steve Womack have announced a total of more than $4.1 million in federal grants to eight Arkansas airports. The Federal Aviation Administration grants are to be used to support upgrades and expansions …

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  • Weekend Events

    Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, September 19 – Sunday, September 21, 2014.

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  • Danny Donuts to return to Beatles at the Ridge

    WALNUT RIDGE — Entertainer Danny Donuts will return to the Beatles at the Ridge music festival, to be held Friday and Saturday in downtown Walnut Ridge. Operating from his Yellow Submarine, Danny provides a unique brand of entertainment for children and families, according to a …

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  • Brantley, Wood to appear at festival

    WALNUT RIDGE — Reality TV stars Bobby Brantley and Tyler Wood will appear in person at this year’s Beatles at the Ridge festival in Walnut Ridge. Brantley, a cast member on the “Lizard Lick Towing” series, and Wood, from Discovery’s TV show Moonshiners, will greet …

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  • Republican women to hold luncheon

    HARDY — The Sharp County Republican Women will have a Dutch-treat luncheon meeting at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Bob & Sandy’s BBQ Restaurant in Hardy. The discussion will center around membership, election of officers and plans for the remainder of the year. The group is …

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  • Ladies auxiliary to host breakfast bonanza

    CHEROKEE VILLAGE — The Ladies Auxiliary of the Highland Elks will serve the annual breakfast bonanza from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday. The all-you-can-eat meal will include pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, biscuits, gravy, fruit and beverages. Tickets are $6 in advance or $6.50 at the …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 11, 1995.

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  • Walker, Turner win bass club’s Anglers of Year

    CAVE CITY — Shawn Walker and James Turner, with 471 points, were the Cave City Bass Club’s Anglers of the Year for 2014, said tournament director Steve Moody. Moody and his partner, Fred Mullens, were runner-ups with 465 points. The Big Bass of the year …

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  • Aerojet reunion announced

    The Aerojet reunion will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Fred’s Fish House. For more information call (870) 613-1371.

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  • AGFC joins violator compact

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has joined the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact that tracks the suspension of hunting, fishing and trapping licenses across state lines. As a member of the compact, Arkansas shares violator information with other member states. The …

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