• Samantha Cheyenne Wooten

    John and Angela Wooten, Kristy, Tabatha and John Jr. of Mount Pleasant have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on March 12, 2013. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 2.3 ounces and has been named Samantha Cheyenne Wooten. Grandparents …

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  • Jordan Keith Gann

    Brian Gann and Jessica Hockaday, Ethan, Hayden and Atleigh of Newark have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on March 10, 2013. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 1.6 ounces and has been named Jordan Keith Gann. Grandparents of …

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  • Wyatt Anthony Gaston

    Joseph Gaston and Hannah Adcock and Fenton of Calico Rock have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on March 11, 2013. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 5.4 ounces and has been named Wyatt Anthony Gaston. Grandparents of the …

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  • Carson Hayden Cooper

    Zachary Cooper and Erica Passmore of Batesville have announced the birth of a son at White River Medical Center on March 13, 2013. The baby weighed 8 pounds, .5 ounces and has been named Carson Hayden Cooper. Grandparents of the child are Michael and Stacy …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 8, 1993.

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  • Farm fresh (and highly regulated) milk

    Last Friday, the state House Agriculture Committee voted against a proposal to allow Arkansas dairy farmers to sell unpasteurized milk. I can remember some 30 years ago when my family first got into 4-H, there were dozens of dairy farms in this county. Today, there …

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  • Priorities show weapons more important than schools

    Thinking and reading about last week’s closing of 23 public schools by the Philadelphia School Reform Commission, I’ve concluded the closings are necessary, though insufficient to address the fiscal crisis of the school district. Other school districts, including some of the nation’s largest like Chicago, …

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  • Margaret Brockman

    Margaret Elizabeth Brockman, 99, of Batesville died Thursday, March 14, 2013, in a Batesville hospital. Born Oct. 4, 1913, in Patterson, La., she was the daughter of Wiley Bullock Inge and Euphemia Hayes Inge. She was of the Catholic faith. Survivors include a son, Paul …

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  • Floyd Hicks

    CALICO ROCK — Floyd Hicks, 96, of Calico Rock died Sunday, March 17, 2013, in Calico Rock. Born March 17, 1917, in Calico Rock, he was the son of Charles E. and Albie Elizabeth Edington Hicks. In the early 1930s, he was one of the …

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  • Margaret Lucille Gray Cochran – Paid Obituary

    Margaret Lucille Gray Cochran, 98, of Batesville died Sunday at White River Medical Center. She was born in Vilonia, Arkansas, on December 23, 1914, to Luther Theodore and Lillie Mae (Diffee) Gray. Lucille married Elmer Cochran, the love of her life, in 1934. They celebrated …

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  • Malcom E. Moore – Paid Obituary

    Malcom E. Moore, 88, of Batesville passed away peacefully at home Friday, March 15, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Violet McRae Giller and Graham Moore; his brothers Owen Moore and John Walter Giller; and his wife of 55 years, Edith McMillan …

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  • Myra McFall – Paid Obituary

    Mrs. Myra (Momma Mac) McFall, 61, of Newport departed this life Friday, March 15, 2013, at her home. She was preceded in death by her parents, Coy Bell and Ruby Anderson; one daughter, Rhonda Cossey Jackson; one granddaughter, Angel Grizzle; stepfather, Robert Bob Anderson; and …

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