• Joshlynn Kyliann Light

    Joshua Light and Karissa Tharp, Michael and Zachary of Batesville have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on April 27, 2013. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 9.1 ounces and has been named Joshlynn Kyliann Light. Grandparents of the …

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  • Jayden Quanelle White

    Quincy and Selena White, Loreane and Nykia of Newport have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on March 28, 2013. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and has been named Jayden Quanelle White.

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  • Atkins celebrates 50th anniversary of fried pickle

    ATKINS (AP) — Bernell Austin wanted to create something new. It was the summer of 1963 and Austin, known more affectionately by the moniker of “Fatman,” had opened a restaurant called The Duchess three years prior across the street from the Atkins Pickle Plant. That …

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  • SAU announces student scholarships

    MAGNOLIA — Southern Arkansas University has announced the awarding of scholarships to students for the upcoming academic year. Cara Campbell of Evening Shade, a graduate of Cave City High School, was awarded the Presidential Scholarship. This scholarship includes $5,500 per semester and has a four-year …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 10, 1993.

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  • Blankenship wins big with first BMS victory

    LOCUST GROVE — John Blankenship took the lead from Dennis Erb Jr. when he fell out with motor trouble on lap 68, and Blankenship never looked back as he went on to win the second Bad Boy 98 and grab a $20,000 payday Saturday. The …

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  • Shirley Sharp

    HARDY — Shirley Annette Frailey Sharp, 74, of Hardy died Saturday, May 18, 2013. Born July 18, 1938, she was the daughter of Charles and Lula Wise Frailey. She married Joe Sharp on June 9, 1935. She was a life-long resident of the area. She …

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  • Taylor Swift wins big at Billboard

    Another day, another domination for Taylor Swift: She was the red hot winner at the Billboard Music Awards. Swift won eight of 11 awards, including top artist and top Billboard 200 album for “Red.” She told the crowd: “You are the longest and best relationship …

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  • Alex Wade

    ASH FLAT — Alex Arthur Wade, 88, of Ash Flat died Friday, May 17, 2013, in a Salem hospital. Born Jan. 11, 1925, in Ash Flat, he was the son of Willis and Viola Paugh Wade. He was retired from General Motors. Survivors include two …

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  • Frances Davidson

    MELBOURNE — Frances Pauline Mickley Davidson, 84, of Melbourne died Friday, May 17, 2013, in Little Rock. Born Oct. 9, 1928, in Rochelle, Ill., she was the daughter of Paul Mickley and Lillian Askeland Mickley Hintzsche. She was united in marriage to J.P. Davidson on …

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  • Peggy Crawford

    Peggy Crawford, 74, of Batesville died Thursday, May 16, 2013, in a Batesville hospital. Born July 30, 1938, in Grand Junction, Colo., she was the daughter of Raymon and Pauline Currnutt McFarland. She was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include three daughters, Ann Lang of …

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  • Four sign for Lyon College soccer

    Lyon Sports Information Elyse Albright, Alex Keene, Ben Malone and Jamey Morrison III recently signed letters of intent to attend Lyon College and play soccer for the Scots. Keene, a 4-year high school letterman who helped Little Rock Christian Academy teams to three state tournament …

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