• Music in the Mountains features Williams, ICC Band

    HORSESHOE BEND — The Music in the Mountains Show will be Saturday. The ICC Band will perform from 5 to 6 p.m. The regular show will begin at 6. The theme will be the history of rock ’n’ roll, beginning with gospel music and progressing …

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  • Bake sale to be held

    SOUTHSIDE — Southside Methodist Church will have its annual bake sale from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday. The church is located at 39 Magnolia St. across from Southside School.All proceeds will go to the March of Dimes.

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  • ‘Legends in Concert’ talent contest announced in Calico

    CALICO ROCK — Students will perform “Legends in Concert” at 6 p.m. Saturday at Calico Rock Elementary auditorium. A talent show will feature acts like Chuck Berry, Dwight Yoakam, George Jones, Tammy Wynette, Bonnie Raitt, Michael Jackson and others. Auction items will include a handmade …

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  • Cemetery cleanings set Center Grove Cemetery

    CHARLOTTE — The Center Grove Cemetery at Charlotte will have a cleaning/work day on Saturday, starting at 9 a.m. Those attending are asked to bring work tools. Nail Cemetery LAFFERTY — Nail Cemetery cleanup in the Lafferty community will be Saturday. Rain date is April …

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  • Gospel jam is Saturday

    SOUTHSIDE — Emmanuel Baptist Church will have a gospel jam with country and bluegrass gospel music at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Performance slots are available with registration at the door. Admission is free. For more information call (870) 307-5554. The church is located at 1915 Batesville …

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  • Scott awarded scholarship

    WALNUT RIDGE — Randall Scott of Smithville has been awarded a Lawrence County Scholarship to attend Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge, according to a news release. The scholarship is awarded to incoming WBC students from Lawrence County, based on their college entrance examination scores. …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 7, 1994.

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  • BHS team named winners

    Batesville High School was named first-place winner of a recent trap shoot event for area high school teams on April 5 at the Independence County Sport Shooting Complex. Ten teams competed in this year’s event hosted by FNBC Bank, according to a news release. Other …

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  • Ouachita Co. has interim judge 

    CAMDEN (AP) — The Ouachita County Quorum Court has named an interim county judge after the county’s previous leader resigned. The court this week named Amy Varner-Olvey as interim leader of the county. She takes over after the resignation of former judge Mike Hesterly. Hesterly …

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  • BCT announces ‘Nunsense’ cast

    Batesville Community Theatre has announced the cast for its upcoming musical comedy, “Nunsense The Mega Musical” to be performed July 11-13 and 18-19 at Lyon College’s Holloway Theatre. Suzanne Magouyrk, director and set designer, has chosen the following actors: Ginger Sandy as Reverend Mother, Tommie …

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  • Godframe sets benefit concert

    CHICAGO — At a time when most young men are still trying to find their way, 25-year-old Terrence Ford knows the direction for his life — to follow God. A native of Batesville, Ford is a youth pastor at Victory Cathedral Worship Center in Chicago …

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  • Montgomery attorneys to appeal

    Attorneys who were on the losing end of one of the largest civil court cases last week say they plan to appeal. Blair Arnold and Phil Malcom, who were the lead attorneys for Dr. Renee Montgomery, spent three weeks on the Independence County case involving …

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