• Beebe says National Guard helping ambulances

    LITTLE ROCK, (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe dispatched members of the National Guard to help ambulance companies and county officials deal with emergencies that popped up as snow and ice fell. Beebe said in an interview with The Associated Press on Wednesday that Humvees …

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  • ASUMH releases honors lists

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Arkansas State University at Mountain Home has announced those students who have been named to honors lists for the fall semester. Full-time students whose grade point average for the semester is 4.00 are named to the Chancellor’s List. Full-time students whose grade …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 19, 1993.

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  • Service News

    Pvt. Shawn Gott of Sulphur Rock recently enlisted into the Arkansas Army National Guard and has earned education benefits valued at $50,420. He will attend basic training followed by infantry training at Fort Benning, Ga. Upon returning to Arkansas, Gott will serve with Bravo Company …

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  • Top business story in ’12: Sluggish global economy

    This would be the year when the global economy finally regained its vigor. At least that’s what many had hoped. It didn’t happen. The three largest economies — the United States, China and Japan — struggled again in 2012. The 17 countries that use the …

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  • MaKenna Rose Enoch

    Josh Enoch and Melinda Scroggins and Alli of Batesville have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on Dec. 17, 2012. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and has been named MaKenna Rose Enoch. Grandparents of the child …

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  • Daniel Torres

    Jorge and Veronica Torres of Batesville have announced the birth of a son at White River Medical Center on Dec. 3, 2012. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 9.9 ounces and has been named Daniel Torres. Grandparents of the child are Leonor Ginaldo, Edgar Ginaldo, Concepcion …

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  • Manuel Joseph Estrada III

    Mindy and Manuel Estrada Jr., Mauryana and Shayrena of Batesville have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on Dec. 10, 2012. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 9.5 ounces and has been named Manuel Joseph Estrada III. Grandparents of …

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  • Couple exchanges vows at CrossRoads Baptist

    ASH FLAT — Kayla Mason and Brian Sherrod were united in marriage Dec. 8 at CrossRoads Baptist Church in Ash Flat. Henry Parker officiated. The bride is the daughter of Dewayne Mason, Pamala Coltharp and Stacy Swaim, all of Batesville. The groom is the son …

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  • Gospel concert to be Sunday

    NEWARK — Gospel singing duo Doc and Connie Spurlin will close out 2012 with a concert appearance at the Newark Assembly of God beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday, according to a news release. No admission fee will be charged but a free will offering will …

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  • Dr. Ralph G. McBryde

    CAVE CITY — Dr. Ralph G. McBryde, 94, of Cave City died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at his home. Born April 2, 1918, at Star City, he was the son of Robbie and Minnie Owen McBryde. He was a retired chiropractor, having practiced in Pine …

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  • Williams service

    A memorial service for Bobbie Jean Richart Williams  of Batesville, who died Saturday, has been rescheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5 at the North Heights Church of Christ with Steve Norris officiating. Arrangements are by Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville. ——— www.rollerfuneralhomes.com

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