• Lyon sets ‘The Dining Room’

    Lyon College’s Harlequin Theatre will present “The Dining Room” by A.R. Gurney at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday in Holloway Theatre. Fonzie Geary will direct this comedy of manners, according to a news release. Tickets are $7 for adults and …

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  • Music show will be Saturday

    HORSESHOE BEND — The Music in the Mountains show will be Saturday at Horseshoe Bend. The Highway 289 Band will play a medley of love songs. Guest performers this month will include newcomer Adam Tyler Jones. Jones graduated from Melbourne High School and is pursuing …

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  • Concealed carry class slated

    SIDNEY — Grace Country Church will host an Arkansas handgun concealed carry certification class at 10 a.m. Saturday. The church is located at 181 Highway 58 in Sidney. Cost is $80 per person. Those interested may pre-register or register the day of the class. For …

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  • Motorcycle swap meet and show scheduled for this weekend

    LITTLE ROCK — The 29th annual ABATE District One Motorcycle Swap Meet and Ride In Bike Show will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds Hall of Industry, located at 2600 Howard St. in Little Rock. Items …

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  • Retired auto workers to meet

    PARAGOULD — United Auto Workers retirees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Grecian Steak House, located at 210 Airport Road in Paragould. It will be a “white shirt” day. The tri-annual election for executive board officers will be conducted.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 5, 1994.

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  • ‘Sleepy Hollow’ to be performed

    The Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre on Tour will perform “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” in Independence Hall at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville at 7 p.m. Monday. The event is free but tickets are required for seating, which can be picked …

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  • Ozarka scholarship deadline nears

    MELBOURNE — The deadline to apply for Ozarka College scholarships for the fall 2014 and spring 2015 semester is April 1, according to a news release. Ozarka offers institutional scholarships, along with more than 40 Ozarka College Foundation scholarships each year. To apply, current students …

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  • Missing pilot found 20 miles from last known position

    LITTLE ROCK — An Arkansas Forestry Commission pilot who went missing with his plane last month while patrolling for wildfires was found dead Tuesday in the wreckage of the aircraft that may have clipped the trees or a rugged mountain itself, the agency said. The …

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  • AR lawmaker calls for Common Core delay

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) – A Republican lawmaker is proposing that Arkansas delay its implementation of a set of uniform benchmarks for reading, writing and mathematics that have been fully adopted in most states. Sen. Gary Stubblefield, a Republican from Branch, filed legislation Monday that would …

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  • Whiteside receives diploma

    SEARCY — A Batesville resident was one of nearly 400 graduates who received a diploma at Harding University’s fall commencement exercises, according to a news release. Kaitlin Whiteside received a bachelor of arts in early childhood education.

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  • New Café Roulant provides revolutionary dining experience

    Eureka Springs — Everybody gets a coveted window seat at the new Café Roulant in Eureka Springs, along with a view that changes every minute and a menu that changes every day. Roulant, pronounced “roo-lon” with a silent “t,” is French for “equipped with wheels.” …

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