• Recital to feature favorites

    The Weston Music Studio of Batesville will host its semi-annual recital festival from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Independence Hall on the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville campus. The theme this season is “It’s A White, White World,” and decorations will be …

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  • Newark parade is Saturday

    NEWARK —The Newark Christmas parade will be held Saturday evening at 5:30. Floats used in the Batesville Christmas parade are welcome to participate as well. Prizes for floats will be awarded. Line-up will be at 5 p.m. at the old ballfield by Moore’s Dairy Creme. …

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  • Concord to light tree

    CONCORD — The city of Concord will hold its Christmas tree lighting at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Concord Community Center. Christmas music, refreshments and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus will follow the lighting of the tree.

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  • Christmas memories sought

    The Batesville Daily Guard is publishing its annual Seasons Greetings special section Dec. 24, and invites the public to share their special Christmas memories. Anyone wishing to share a memory may bring the story and/or a photo to the newspaper office at 258 W. Main …

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  • ICC to hold concerts

    BROCKWELL — The Izard County Consolidated School District has announced upcoming concert performances, according to a news release. The elementary choir concert will be held in the fine arts complex at the high school campus at 6 p.m. Monday while the middle and high school …

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  • Free Lamaze class offered

    ASH FLAT — New Beginnings Pregnancy Help Center in Ash Flat is offering a free Lamaze class from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Interested persons must register and pay a $10 registration fee, to be refunded after attendance at the class. More information will …

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  • CPR class to be offered

    The heartsaver cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid class will be offered by Vital Link ambulance service from 6 to 10 p.m. Monday at 1033 EMS Drive in Batesville. The fee of $40 covers the textbook and CPR card. To register call (870) 793-3351.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 26, 1995.

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  • ConAgra retirees to get together

    A Dutch-treat Christmas dinner for ConAgra retirees will be at 6 p.m. Saturday at Southside Grill in Southside. For more information call Helen Walker at (870) 528-4157 or (870) 307-4557.

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  • Boards to meet

    Quarterly meetings of White River Regional Solid Waste Management District Board and White River Planning and Development District Board will be Tuesday at Edwards Commons on the Lyon College campus. Solid Waste Management District Board will meet at 10 a.m. White River Planning and Development …

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  • CRT designed to ‘bridge gap’

    Even before the country was focused on strained relations between law enforcement and the public, one local agency was putting its own team together to improve its image. The Independence County Sheriff’s Department is hoping to bridge the gap with the creation of a new …

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  • Man accused of assault says he lost his temper

    A man who claimed to be having a heart attack, chest pains, stroke, brain aneurism, seizures, and was going blind in one eye capped his medical problems off by asking for a Catholic priest for last rites. Instead, the 53-year-old Pleasant Plains man was told …

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