• Man sentenced for child pornography

    Fort Smith — A Baxter County man has been sentenced to almost 10 years in prison for knowingly receiving child pornography, according to Conner Eldridge, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas Troy Rowlette, 46, of Lake View was sentenced to 115 months imprisonment …

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  • Beta Club members awarded

    The Batesville High School Beta Club held an induction ceremony for 56 new members, according to a news release. Beta Club is an organization that was established to recognize academic achievement among high school students; its goal is to promote leadership, character, and community service …

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  • Scots sweep Oklahomans

    Lyon Sports Information Lyon College pitcher Lauren Mills pitched a 1-hitter while picking up two wins in the circle and Valerie Howell slammed her seventh and eighth home runs of the year as the Scots swept a non-conference softball doubleheader from Hillsdale Baptist at House …

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  • Phillips finds groove, strikes on new surface

    Perfect game No. 4 for Jeff Phillips came in a very familiar place, but with a different feel. Phillips struck for the 300 while bowling for Hollywood Bowl in the Monday Night Mixed League this week. His 300s in 2011, 1994 and 1986 also happened …

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  • Peppersauce Players theater group formed

    CALICO ROCK — In mid-January, a group of like-minded citizens gathered to brainstorm about the creation of a theater group to be located in Calico Rock. Local resident Fredericka Silvey Johns coordinated the formation of the group. Although at the time of this publication the …

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  • Roebuck takes crown

    Rachel Roebuck was recently crowned Miss North Central in the Miss North Central Arkansas Scholarship pageant, which was held in Harrison. Roebuck sang “At Last” by Etta James and her platform is “The Bethany Project.” She also won the overall interview and swimsuit award. She …

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  • Holy Week services announced

    Holy Week services for Hope Lutheran Church in Batesville begin with Palm Sunday at 10 a.m. Sunday. Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services will be at 7 p.m. Easter Sunday service is at 10 a.m., preceded by breakfast at 8. An Easter egg hunt will …

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  • Tiptons set to perform

    POUGHKEEPSIE — Pleasant Ridge Community Church, located eight miles northeast of Poughkeepsie, will have a singing at 6 p.m. Saturday. The Tiptons will be the featured singers. A time of fellowship will follow. For more information call (870) 528-4909 or 528-3568. The event is open …

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  • Artist fellowships to be awarded

    LITTLE ROCK — Up to nine Individual Artist Fellowships worth $4,000 each will be awarded this year to Arkansas artists in the following categories: literary art — playwriting; performing arts — directing of narrative and documentary films; and visual arts — creating contemporary and traditional …

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  • Cemetery cleanup slated

    CORD — Hopewell Cemetery cleaning will be at 8 a.m. Saturday. In case of rain, the cleaning will be Wednesday.

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  • Smith, Barnes set to exchange vows

    WALNUT RIDGE — The Rev. Glenn and Janet Smith of Walnut Ridge have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Rebekah Ann Smith, to Christopher Michael Barnes, son of Michael and Loretta Barnes of Cave City. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Gene …

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  • News of Other Days

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

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