• Clothing giveaway scheduled

    A community outreach clothing giveaway is held from 12:30 to 4 p.m. each second Saturday at Grace Communion Fellowship, located at 790 Allen Chapel Road. The church requests no vendors.

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  • ‘Surf the Bay’ sport festival announced at Fairfield Bay

    FAIRFIELD BAY — The water sport festival “Surf the Bay” will be held Friday and Saturday at the marina in Fairfield Bay. A new event this year is paragliding. Wakesurfing and flyboarding will also be available. There will be professional demonstrations, free paddleboards, kayaks, lake …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 3, 1995.

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  • UACCB Foundation awards summer scholarships

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville’s Foundation has awarded 21, $300 summer scholarships. “This is the second year the foundation has been able to award summer scholarships,” said Tina Paul, director of development. “Scholarship opportunities have always been a main goal of the …

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  • Electronic waste recycle drive announced at ASU-MH

    MOUNTAIN HOME — The Stream Team at Arkansas State University at Mountain Home will hold a free two-day electronic waste recycling drive from 2 to 6 p.m. June 13 and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 14 in front of Gotaas Hall, parking lot …

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  • GOP runoff election clouds Arkansas Medicaid plan’s future

    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas “private option” expansion of Medicaid again faces an uncertain future after one of its key architects was defeated Tuesday in a state Senate race cast as a referendum on the program. Assisted living facility owner Scott Flippo defeated state Rep. …

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  • Ten local graduates receive funds to UACCB

    Ten local graduates have been awarded scholarships to the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, according to a news release. Batesville High School graduates include Tyler Bagwell of Batesville, son of Randall Bagwell and Vanessa Burrow. He received the Chancellor’s scholarship and will be …

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  • 16 Cave City students awarded scholarships to college

    Sixteen Cave City graduates have been awarded scholarships to the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, according to a news release. Graduates include Kayla Presley of Cave City daughter of Terry and Patricia Presley. She received the Chancellor’s scholarship and will be majoring in …

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  • ASU-Beebe announces academic lists

    BEEBE — Two hundred forty students earned academic achievement during the Spring 2014 semester at Arkansas State University-Beebe. Students named to the Academic Chancellor’s and Vice Chancellor’s lists were announced by Dr. Ted Kalthoff, vice chancellor for academic affairs. Students with 15 credit hours or …

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  • Highland resident named recipient

    ASH FLAT — Charles Fuller, a 2014 graduate of Highland High School, has been selected as the recipient of the Boyd Carpenter Scholarship, awarded annually by FNBC. This is the 30th year for the $4,000 scholarship. Fuller ranked second in a class of 96 and …

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  • Students of Lois Hacker hold piano recital at Sage Baptist Church

    SAGE — Piano students of Lois Hacker were presented in recital June 1 at Sage Baptist Church. Participating were Davis Norton, son of Robert and Vicky Norton; Benji Norton, son of Robert and Vicky Norton, Katelynn Johnson, daughter of Brandon and Crystal Johnson; Elle Edwards, …

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  • Judge orders mental exam for Pangburn suspect

    HEBER SPRINGS (AP) — A judge has ordered a mental evaluation for a 25-year-old Pangburn man accused of killing his parents. Cleburne County Circuit Judge John Dan Kemp approved the mental evaluation request Tuesday for Justin Nickelson. Prosecutors charged Nickelson with two counts of capital …

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