• Widow named sheriff

    WALDRON (AP) — The widow of Scott County Sheriff Cody Carpenter will serve out the remainder of her husband’s term in office. Carpenter died May 31 while trying to rescue two residents trapped by rising floodwaters. On Monday, the Scott County Quorum Court appointed Amie …

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  • Juanita Hoggard

    CAVE CITY — Juanita Hoggard, 84, of Cave City died Sunday, June 16, 2013, in a Cave City nursing home. Born Sept. 22, 1928, at Shelbyville, she was the daughter of James Albert and Josie Clem Wilson. She was a homemaker and a member of …

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  • Bertha Miller

    CONCORD — Bertha I. Miller, 74, of Concord died Monday, June 17, 2013, in Batesville. Born Dec. 3, 1938, in Dover, Del., she was the daughter of Iddo I. and Sylvia Kanagy Yoder. She was a homemaker and a member of Shady Lawn Mennonite Chapel. …

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  • Joseph Moody

    Joseph Moody, 53, of Batesville died Sunday, June 16, 2013, in Batesville. Born Oct. 3, 1959, in Honolulu, he was the son of Horace “Bud” Moody and Cora Birdsong Moody. He worked in maintenance at Flowers Bakery and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include …

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  • Marcella E. “Sally” Hidy – Paid Obituary

    Marcella E. “Sally” Hidy, 90, a longtime resident of the Forest Grove community, died Friday evening, June 14, 2013, at the Grove Assisted Living Center in Forest Grove, Oregon. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. …

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  • Waymon Dean Hays – Paid Obituary

    Waymon Dean Hays, 71, of Searcy died Sunday, June 16, 2013. He was born March 5, 1942, in Floral, Arkansas, the son of Ira and Ruby Hays. Waymon is survived by his wife, Sharon, of Searcy; two sons, Keith Hays of Judsonia, and Kenny Hays …

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  • Diamond All-Stars set to play in Conway tonight

    Melbourne’s Karli Gillihan and Midland’s Drew Fortson will compete in the annual Arkansas High School Coaches Association softball and baseball all-star games today in Conway as the standouts bring to a close their stellar prep careers and move on to the college ranks. The first …

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  • Concord golfer finishes ninth in ASGA Junior Championships

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Luke Cornett, a member of the 1A state champion Concord Pirates golf team, finished ninth and led a trio of Guard circulation-area athletes in the Arkansas State Golf Association Junior Boys Stroke Play Championship tournament on the Big Creek Golf and Country …

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  • Torpedo wins 5 swim events; team places 3rd in Mountain Home meet

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Joseph Wells dominated in his age division and helped the Independence County Youth Athletic Association Torpedoes to a third-place finish in a swim meet here Saturday. Wells, an 11-year-old, won all five of the individual races he entered in the 11-12 age …

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  • First of two volleyball camps at Lyon set to begin Saturday

    The first of two Lyon College summer volleyball camps is for junior and senior high school girls and is set to begin Sunday, according to a news release from the college. The 4-day camp is for resident campers (those who stay on campus) and commuter …

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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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  • Porter leads Miss. St. past Indiana in 5-4 victory

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Trey Porter surely made the home folks proud back in Hurley, Miss., population 950. With Porter driving in the go-ahead runs in the eighth inning, Mississippi State took control of its bracket in the College World Series with a 5-4 victory …

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