• BHS track teams finish eighth, 18th

    HOT SPRINGS — Batesville High track and field teams finished eighth and 18th in the Class 5A State Track and Field Meet here Thursday, and their top finishes were provided by underclassmen. Freshman Madison Stave led the eighth-place Lady Pioneers with third-place finishes in the …

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  • Crabtree finishes second in Class 2A 400-meter run

    TEXARKANA — Cedar Ridge Timberwolf Cole Crabtree posted the circulation area’s top finish among high school track and field athletes participating in state championships with a second-place in the 400-meter run Wednesday at the 2A meet at Genoa Central High School. The junior finished in …

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  • ‘Sandlot summary’ policies

    The Guard sports department’s policies regarding the publication of youth league baseball, tee-ball and softball scores and highlights, ordinarily published under the headings “Sandlot summary” or “Sandlot,” include the following: The deadline for submitting scores and other information at the Guard sports desk is 1 …

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  • Lawsuit targets local business

    A local businessman has been cited as an example in a lawsuit filed in New York that accuses a pharmaceutical company of providing illegal kickbacks to pharmacies. Federal prosecutors filed a lawsuit on April 23 in Federal District Court in Manhattan accusing Novartis of providing …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sports events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, May 3 – Saturday, May 4, 2013.

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  • Man arrested for throwing rocks at neighbor’s trailer

    A Batesville man who sat down on a woman’s front porch to drink a beer but was told to leave before police were called apparently thought he’d disturb the peace at the local trailer park by throwing rocks at the homes, knocking on doors, trying …

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  • Concord plans commencement

    CONCORD — Concord High School will have its graduation at 7 p.m. May 17 at Concord Gymnasium. Valedictorian is Megan Talley. She has been involved in Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Beta Club and basketball. She plans to attend the University of Arkansas Community College at …

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  • Relay rally scheduled

    Amedisys Home Health Relay for Life team will have a fundraiser Saturday. The relay rally will begin at 1 p.m. at Batesville Middle School auditorium on Water Street. Other activities include: Fusion Dance Team, 1 to 2:30; KC Dance Dynamics, 2:30 to 4; pie/cake auction, …

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  • Benefit yard sales announced

    First Baptist Church CAVE CITY —  A benefit yard sale will begin at 7 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church FLEC building located at the intersection of highways 167 and 230. Proceeds will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Cave City High School student …

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  • Fundraiser planned

    CHARLOTTE — Cord Charlotte Elementary will host a “fun run” fundraiser with proceeds going to Arkansas Children’s Hospital in honor of one of its students who was diagnosed with a curable cancer. The Reese Run, named for sixth-grader Reese Gardner, will be held  at 6:30 …

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  • Club News

    United Daughters of the Confederacy The April meeting of the Albert Sidney Johnston Chapter #135, United Daughters of the Confederacy, was held in the Old Independence Regional Museum in Batesville. President Sherrie Stagner welcomed members and called the meeting to order at noon, after a sandwich …

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  • WBC sets summer classes

    BRADFORD — Two terms of evening summer classes will be offered by Williams Baptist College at its Bradford extension campus. Registration will be held at 6 p.m. May 6 at Bradford High School. The first session of classes begins May 13 and the second session …

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