• News of Other Days

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

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  • Daddy never stopped loving her

    When news broke more than a week ago of George Jones’ passing, my editor asked if I was going to write about it. I hadn’t planned to and then I went and tuned in to his memorial service last Thursday, left recalling my own memories …

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  • Good memories of Dogpatch!

    The idea for Dogpatch, USA, came from Harrison realtor Oscar J. Snow in 1966. A trout farm at Marble Falls was listed for sale and Snow envisioned it as the perfect setting for the home of Li’l Abner, Daisy Mae and all the other hillbilly …

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  • Ables receives scholarship

    MELBOURNE — Kaylee Ables has been awarded one of Arkansas State University’s privately funded scholarships, the Dr. & Mrs. Thomas Adams Academic Excellence in Health Promotion, according to a news release. Ables is a 2010 honor graduate of Melbourne High School. She attended Ozarka College …

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  • Imogene Norris – Paid Obituary

    Thirsie Imogene Bettis Norris was born February 8, 1919, in Salem, Arkansas, and later moved to Poughkeepsie, Arkansas, where she met and married the love of her life, Don Taylor Norris, to whom she was married for 67 years. She lived most of her married …

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  • Dennis Ray “Mousey” Martin – Paid Obituary

    Dennis Ray “Mousey” Martin was born August 22, 1944, in Batesville, Arkansas, to Henry and Monnie (Hagler) Martin. He passed from this life May 1, 2013, in Paris, Texas, at the age of 68. Dennis served his country in the United States Army during the …

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  • Missing teen rescued from forest

    LONE ROCK (AP) — An 18-year-old who disappeared in the Ozark National Forest in northern Arkansas has been found and rescued. Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery said Saturday that Jay Greer of Lone Rock was found about 7 p.m. Friday — but that it took …

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  • Correction

    A name of a Cave City High School student was incorrectly spelled in Thursday’s special Area Graduates section. Graden Matthew Adams is among the graduating seniors.

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  • National Weather Service says May snow breaks records

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The National Weather Service says the May snowfall and cold temperatures broke records more than a century old in Arkansas, including one dating to the 1800s. The weather service said Sunday that the May 3 and 4 snow is the first …

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  • Scots get bid to national tourney

    Lyon Sports Information KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Despite dropping four spots and out of the NAIA Baseball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll in the final rankings of the season, the Lyon College Scots received the American Midwest Conference’s third and final berth to the NAIA National …

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  • Cossey defends, Webb wins first Pioneer Day title

    MELBOURNE — Crystal Cossey defended her Pioneer Day 5K title and Tyler Webb took Clan Weatherford’s spot atop the annual race. Cossey finished nearly a half minute faster than she did last spring, crossing the finish line in 22 minutes and 38 seconds. Shelby Brokaw …

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  • BHS soccer teams win home finales

    Batesville High’s soccer teams gave up just one goal while sweeping teams from Paragould in a pair of 5A-East Conference and regular-season soccer finales in Pioneer Stadium Friday night. Led by senior Phillip Archuleta’s hat trick, the Pioneers whipped the Rams 4-1 Archuleta scored all …

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