• Mase Tannon Sader

    LeRoss and Tristen Sader of Batesville have announced the birth of a son at White River Medical Center on Feb. 15, 2013. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 2.6 ounces and has been named Mase Tannon Sader. Grandparents of the child are Rick and Teresa Johns, …

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  • Megan Faith Williamson

    Jeremy Williamson and Alexandra Lawrence, Angel, Jacob, Lilly and Bethany of Charlotte have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on Feb. 10, 2013. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and has been named Megan Faith Williamson. Grandparents …

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  • Former resident chosen to National Advisory Board

    From a nationwide pool of highly qualified teachers, former local resident Kelly Chaney was recently selected to be a member of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Science Scope Advisory Board. NSTA is the largest organization in the world for science professionals dedicated to promoting …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 13, 1993.

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  • Civil War Symposium to be Saturday

    ASH FLAT — The Ash Flat Library will present a free Civil War Symposium from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Ash Flat Community Center, across Arnhart Street from the library, said Ina Gill, advisory board member. The library is at 11 Arnhart …

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  • Rabid cow found in NW Arkansas

    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Department of Health has confirmed that a cow died last week of rabies near Kingston in Madison County, according to a news release. “Rabies in Arkansas is most often found in skunks. Reports of cattle being infected with rabies are …

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  • Virginia Nesbitt

    MEMPHIS — Virginia Mae Jones Nesbitt, 91, of Memphis died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. A Little Rock native, she was the daughter of James Logan Jones and Lula Sidney Hicks Jones. She was married to Robert James Nesbitt for 50 years. They had three children. …

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  • Cletis Whited

    Cletis Whited, 71, of Batesville died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. Born May 16, 1941, in Ash Flat, he was the son of Burtis and Sarah Qualls Whited. He was a member of Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Batesville. Survivors include his wife, Brenda Whited; …

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  • Leland Sandy

    Leland Lewis Sandy, 79, of Batesville died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, in a Batesville nursing home. Born Nov. 30, 1933, in Lepanto, he was the son of Paul and Goldie Robertson Sandy. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Goldie Sandy; a …

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  • Thomas Robinette

    Thomas Wilburn Robinette, 84, of Batesville died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. No funeral service will be held. Memor-ials may be made to Independ-ence County Senior Citizens Center, 1790 College St., Batesville, AR 72501. ——— www.willisfs.com

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  • Wendy Jones

    PLEASANT PLAINS — Wendy L. Jones, 48, of Pleasant Plains died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, in a Batesville hospital. Born Oct. 19, 1964, at Visalia, Calif., she was the daughter of Archie and Joy Berry. She had worked for Harris Hospital in Newport. She was …

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  • Bobby Gillmore – Paid Obituary

    Bobby Dale Moody Gillmore, age 31, of Batesville passed away Friday, February 15, 2013, in a Little Rock hospital. He was born June 8, 1981, in Batesville, the son of Bobby Gillmore and Virginia Gail Moody Gillmore. He was of the Christian faith. Bobby is …

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