• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 12, 1993.

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  • El Dorado picked to down Pine Bluff; Southside favored over Greenwood

    FAYETTEVILLE — Pine Bluff has answered every challenge this season except in a 47-10 loss to No. 2 North Little Rock in the third week of the season. The No. 10 Zebras (6-1) face their most difficult opponent since on Friday night when they host …

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  • Junior Chicks run by Junior Pioneers in Blytheville

    BLYTHEVILLE — The Batesville Junior Pioneers stay in search of a road win after taking a 30-8 loss to the Blytheville Junior Chickasaws Thursday night. Self-inflicted errors, ranging from penalties to turnovers, plagued both sides during the game, but Blytheville’s big-play ability proved to be …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sports events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, October 19 – Saturday, October 20, 2012.

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  • Wounded Warriors, Wheelin Sportsman benefit from events

    Tickets are on sale now for a weekend of activities from which proceeds are going to the Wounded Warriors and Wheelin Sportsman programs, said Erica Willard, regional director of the National Wild Turkey Federation. The events are being hosted Nov. 2-4 by the NWTF’s Independence …

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  • Council to discuss damages

    The Batesville City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at city hall. The agenda includes a request from a citizen about vehicle damages incurred, a report from Public Works Engineer Damon Johnson and comments from Mayor Rick Elumbaugh. There are also appointments to the …

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  • Break-in reported at Ford dealership

    A multi-terrain vehicle, two ATVs, two chain saws, a gas heater and a gas can were stolen from the Batesville Mark Martin Ford dealership sometime between 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and 4:30 a.m. Thursday after the side door of a storage building was pried open to …

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  • Man allegedly threatens to blow up family, home

    For allegedly threatening to blow up a man and his children in their home Thursday night, a 20-year-old Bradford man is now facing charges in a local court, among them being drunk. Around 2 this morning Deputy Anthony Carter said he was on patrol duty …

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  • Bobby Dickerson

    MELBOURNE — Bobby Gene Dickerson, 71, of Melbourne died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at his home. Born Sept. 25, 1941, in Bradford, he was the son of Oliver and Anna Curl Dickerson. He was a construction worker and served as a pilot for the Civil …

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  • Delbert Justice

    Delbert Lee Justice, 44, of Batesville died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at a Batesville hospital. Born Dec. 7, 1967, at Batesville, he was the son of Odell and Lena Farris Justice. He was self-employed and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Kate …

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  • Dewan Russell

    CAVE CITY — Lige Dewan Russell, 68, of Cave City died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, in a Batesville hospital. Born Aug. 2, 1944, in Poughkeepsie, he was the son of Lige and Amy Jones Russell. He was a retired carpenter and was a member of …

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  • Roger Watts

    CAVE CITY — Roger Dewayne Watts, 54, of Cave City died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, in Evening Shade. Born Dec. 4, 1957, in Clinton, he was the son of Clifford and Lena Watts. He was of the Christian faith. Survivors include his wife, Floyce Watts; …

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