• A Glance at Days Gone By

    The Cushman High School Class of 1962 will hold its 50-year reunion at 5:30 tonight in the community building on the old school campus in Cushman. A meal will be served at 6:30. The event, held in conjunction with Cushman Miners Day weekend, is part …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    The Cushman High School Class of 1982 will have its 30-year reunion tonight in the community building on the old Cushman School campus. The event begins at 5:30 and a meal will be served at 6:30. The event is part of an all-alumni reunion  held …

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  • Calico Rock Museum seeking art

    CALICO ROCK — The Calico Rock Museum is seeking paintings, sculpture, pottery and any other form of art created by local artists. In particular, the museum is looking for paintings by Emma Drown Morgan. An exhibit of this artist’s paintings, which was loaned by Grace …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 5, 1993.

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  • Producer payment information given by Farm Service

    LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas USDA Farm Service Agency State Executive Director Linda Newkirk has announced that the agency will issue Conservation Reserve Program and Direct and Counter-cyclical Program payments soon, if it hasn’t already done so. “FSA will issue the payments timely as long as …

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  • SURE sign-up announced

    LITTLE ROCK— Farm Service Agency Arkansas Executive Director Linda Newkirk recently announced the sign-up period for the 2011 crop year Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) program will open Oct. 22 of this year and end June 7, 2013. The SURE program authorizes assistance to farmers …

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  • Local man completes Forestry Stewardship Program

    Blair Arnold of Batesville recently completed a Forest Stewardship Program for his property, said Kenny Smothers, forester for Independence, Izard and Lawrence counties. Arnold was awarded a certificate for his accomplishment. “The Arkansas Forestry Commission’s Forest Stewardship Program is a way a landowner has access …

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  • Junior Pioneers rally past, hold off Junior ’Jackets

    The Batesville Junior Pioneers brought their 5A-East District record to an even 2-2 Thursday night in Pioneer Stadium with a 12-6 football victory over the Wynne Junior Yellowjackets. Wynne jumped out to a 6-0 lead on the opening drive, but the Junior Pioneers battled back …

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  • No. 9 FS Southside favored over No. 3 Conway

    FAYETTEVILLE — Fort Smith Southside has yet to falter in its first season in the 7A-Central. The No. 9 Rebels (4-2, 3-0) will face their most difficult test yet in their first season after leaving the West when they host No. 3 Conway on Friday …

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  • Lyon College sweeps league soccer foes in Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Lyon College men’s soccer team bounced back from its first American Midwest Conference loss of the season with a 2-0 win Thursday at Benedictine. The Bulldogs kept close despite being outshot 30-6. The victory positions the Scots 1.5 games out of …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sport events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, October 12 – Sunday, October 14, 2012.

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  • Sharp tax office to stay open late

    ASH FLAT — Sharp County Tax Collector Charlotte Ratliff announced this morning that she will keep her office in the county courthouse open until 5 p.m. Monday, the last day to pay taxes without penalty.

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