• ‘Crescent Circus’ coming to Batesville

    The Crescent Circus featuring magic, acrobatics and high energy physical comedy is coming to Batesville on Oct. 20 as the first show in the 2014-2015 performing arts series presented by the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville’s Student Government Association and First Community Bank. …

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  • Cup’d Up Calls grows into outdoor store

    The company that can call ducks to hunters can now equip and dress them as well. In a recently built 4,000-square-foot building, Cup’d Up Calls has grown into Cup’d Up Outdoors and has added hunting and fishing equipment and supplies, name-brand clothing, shoes and more. …

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  • Cushman Miners Day kicks off with parade

    Charles and Betty Webb, former teachers at Cushman High School, were chosen to be grand marshals of the 23rd annual Cushman Miners Day on Saturday, said Mayor Jean Weatherford. Several people are working to organize the festival. Charles started coaching and teaching civics, Arkansas history …

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  • Cushman Alumni Dinner set

    CUSHMAN — The annual Cushman Alumni Dinner, to be held Friday evening at the Cushman Community Center, is for all former students, spouses, teachers and friends. A meal will be catered by John 3:16 Ministries. The 50-year-class of the Cushman High School is the Class …

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  • Volunteers raise $50K for shooters

    It was non-stop gun action as supporters raised over $50,000 with auctions and raffles at the annual banquet for the Friends of NRA at Lyon College Saturday night. Spokesman Jeff Eddy said 175 people were at the event that continues to grow each year. “We …

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  • UACCB foundation aids in student success

    While $500 may not pay for a semester of college, it could be the difference in a student affording a textbook or having gas money to attend classes. What began on the putting green more than a decade ago in an effort to raise money …

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  • Barr accepts position at Bank of Cave City

    CAVE CITY —Sandra Barr recently accepted the position of senior vice president and loan officer at the Bank of Cave City. “We are so fortunate that Sandra agreed to take on this new role. She’s perfect for it. She’s smart, experienced, and committed to our …

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  • Women’s health expo set

    The HealthFirst Women’s Health Expo will be presented from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, featuring free health screenings administered by licensed health professionals, a free photo booth, refreshments and more. This year’s event, which is presented …

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  • Guard taking donations for Family Violence Prevention

    It’s a time for giving and receiving at the Batesville Daily Guard. As a way of giving back to the community, the Guard is asking for donations to help Family Violence Prevention in Batesville. During the months of October and November, those who bring in …

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  • Tax collector to be in Cave City

    CAVE CITY — Sharp County Tax Collector Charlotte Ratliff will be at the Cave City Community Center (city hall building) in Cave City on Monday for county residents who want to pay their tax bills there. Those wishing to pay bills must bring their tax …

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  • Breast milk-only protects baby’s immune system

    Many moms and families may have heard that breast milk can protect babies from germs and viruses. While the health benefits of breastfeeding for both mom and baby are many, one of the most important benefits is the immune system protection babies get from breast …

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  • Walker to celebrate 90th birthday

    STRAWBERRY — Erma Clair Walker will celebrate her 90th birthday with a reception from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Fellowship Building at Strawberry Church of Christ. Walker was born Oct. 7, 1924, in Smithville to Carson and Lura Stalnaker White. She and her …

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