• Batesville School Board recognizes aide, EAST

    Considered by one nominator to “be the heart of Sulphur Rock,” Johnnie Moore, a Title I aide at Sulphur Rock Magnet Elementary, was recently named the March recipient of the Citizens Bank Above And Beyond Award. Citizens Bank and the Batesville School District created the …

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  • Cherokee rotary club to host Bingo Madness

    CHEROKEE VILLAGE — The Quad Cities Rotary Club will host an inaugural Bingo Madness fundraiser at 10 a.m. Saturday at Highland Elks Lodge, located at 15 Elks Lane in Cherokee Village. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. General admission tickets include …

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  • Trap teams prepare for state tourney

    School trap shooting teams from all over northern Arkansas will be converging on Batesville this weekend as hundreds of students compete in a local tournament to prepare them for state competition in a few weeks. The AYSSP (Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program) tournament begins at …

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  • National study searching for BHS classes of 1960-63

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Fifty-three years after the landmark Project Talent study was first administered, researchers are seeking the classes of 1960-63 from Batesville High School to discover what became of their lives, according to a news release. In 1960, Project Talent assessed the aptitudes and …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 26, 1993.

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  • Fish, chicken dinner set

    HUTCHINSON MOUNTAIN — The Hutchinson Mountain Community Center will host a fish and chicken dinner from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday. The all-you-can-eat buffet with drink and dessert is $10 for those 12 and older and free for those younger than 11. Takeouts are available …

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  • ASU to host 24th annual Jonesboro Auto Show

    JONESBORO — The 24th annual Jonesboro Auto Show will be Friday through Sunday in the Arkansas State University Convocation Center in Jonesboro. Check-in time is from noon to 8 p.m. Friday. Show times are from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. …

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  • Moores to mark 50th anniversary

                      NEWARK — Jack and Anne Moore will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a drop-in reception from 3 to 5 p.m. April 13 at Newark’s First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, located at Seventh and Morgan streets. …

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  • Ladies Guild seeks donations for Rummage-O-Rama

    HORSESHOE BEND — A Rummage-O-Rama will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 13 at the church hall of St. Mary of the Mount Catholic Church in Horseshoe Bend. The event is sponsored by the Ladies Guild and is held in conjunction with …

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  • Sawyer Wayne Fleeman

    Freddie and Brandi Fleeman of Imboden have announced the birth of a daughter at Northeast Arkansas Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro on March 24, 2013. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and has been named Sawyer Wayne Fleeman. Grandparents of the child are John …

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  • Weekend Events

    Upcoming weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, April 5 – Sunday, April 7, 2013.

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  • Mason Allen James Heddey

    Cody and Raian Heddey and Avra of Ash Flat have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on March 26, 2013. The baby weighed 4 pounds, 14.4 ounces and has been named Mason Allen James Heddey. Grandparents of the …

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