• USS Boston reunion planned

    The USS Boston shipmates, crew members and all U.S. Navy ships named Boston are planning a July reunion of all USS Boston officers, crew, U.S. Marine Corps and flag personnel. The reunion will be held July 11-14 in Albuquerque, N.M. For details, write USS Boston …

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  • Updated info requested

    The annual Community Focus special section will publish April 18, and any organization, church or other entity that would like to update its information (contact name, phone number, address, website, etc.) should contact Kay Tharp, special sections editor, at (870) 793-2383 or kaytharp@guardonline.com. The Community …

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  • Jovee Reese Ward

    Cameron Ward and Shea Wilkerson of Cord have announced the birth of a daughter at White River Medical Center on March 8, 2013. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and has been named Jovee Reese Ward. Grandparents of the child are David and Holly …

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  • McKensi Lynn Swafford

    Shane and Miriam Swafford and Micah of Mountain View have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on March 8, 2013. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and has been named McKensi Lynn Swafford. Grandparents of the child …

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  • Ryleigh Gayle McCall

    Randall and Cori McCall, Cord and Rachael of Cabot have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock on March 4, 2013. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and has been named Ryleigh Gayle McCall. Grandparents of …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 7, 1993.

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  • ‘Hello, this is Lacy’: Some dreams do come true

    What kid dreams of a job where she can answer telephones using a “phone voice” and thinks having her own stapler and tape dispenser on her very own desk along with paperwork to keep up with would be the cat’s meow? Twenty-some-odd years ago this …

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  • Henry Starr: One bank too many

    Henry Starr never became famous like his counterparts Jesse and Frank James or the Dalton boys, but he claimed to have robbed more banks than both gangs combined. Starr was born in 1873 in Indian Territory (Oklahoma), the son of George and Mary Starr and …

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  • Out of the mouths of babes

    Of all of the assignments I’ve been asked to do at my church, my favorite has always been in the nursery. The children range from 18 months to nearly 4 years old. They are so cute, and they think I’m wonderful, unlike some adults who …

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  • Lyon College improves to 8-0 in AMC baseball

    Lyon Sports Information Lyon College’s Kris Kohlstedt and Jim Gossett combined to hit 10 for 15 and drive in seven runs on Friday and Lyon’s pitching held sway on Saturday as the Scots improved to 8-0 in American Midwest Conference play. The Scots won 15-7 …

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  • Spartans sweep Scots in softball

    Lyon Sports Information The Missouri Baptist Spartans outhit the Lyon College Scots 25-14 and stole 11 bases while sweeping the Lyon College Scots 10-3 and 12-3 in an American Midwest Conference softball doubleheader Saturday at House Field. The losses were Lyon’s first in AMC action. …

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  • Senior hurler guides Rivercrest’s return to top of Batesville High softball event

    The Rivercrest Lady Colts won their second softball tournament championship in Batesville, and one other familiar name figured prominently. Senior pitcher Michalah Beall was a leading light in the Farm Bureau Lady Pioneer Classic happenings at the North Complex on Saturday, just as she was …

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