• With new law, school choice suit is tossed

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — An appeals court has ordered the dismissal of a 2010 lawsuit challenging the Arkansas school choice law because the Legislature has since changed the statute. The 8th U.S. Court of Appeals in St. Louis on Thursday ordered a lower court dismiss …

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  • New Pioneer coach details big project

    Jeremy Cude made it clear that he, Pioneer basketball players and anyone else interested in helping, face a big construction project ahead of them. While talking to players, their parents, fellow coaches, Batesville High School administrators and fans Thursday night in the school cafeteria, the …

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  • Volleyball, basketball stars sign with Lyon

    Lyon Sports Information Lyon College coaches recently announced additions to the volleyball and men’s basketball rosters. Volleyball Coach Ray Green hopes to bolster his front-line play with the signing of Flippin 4-sport and all-state athlete Stephanie Jones to a national letter of intent, and Coach …

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  • Arkansas Twisters finish second in USSSA World Series

    The Arkansas Twisters, a baseball team made up largely of Guard-circulation area players, recently finished second in the Class AAA Division of the United States Specialty Sports Association World Series in Gulf Shores, Al. After going 1-3 in pool play, the Twisters defeated the Chattanooga …

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  • Melon Dash 5K set for Aug. 10

    CAVE CITY — The Bethany Project will sponsor the Melon Dash 5K, which is slated for Aug. 10 at the Cave City Community Center, according to event coordinator Ashley Beller. The Bethany Project is a charity based out of Cave City that celebrates the memory …

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  • Cornett falls in ASGA state match tourney

    LITTLE ROCK — Luke Cornett was defeated by Noah Smith of Dewitt in the quarterfinals of the Arkansas State Golf Association Junior Boys Match Play Championship Wednesday at Eagle Hill Golf Course and Athletic Club. Cornett, who will be a senior on the Class A …

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  • Thorne, Swaims win bass tourney

    Robert Thorne and Travis Swaims weighed in 11.55 pounds of fish Saturday to win the Cave City Bass Club Tournament on Norfork Lake. The team of Shawn Walker-James Turner finished second with 9.35 pounds. Roger Brown and David Diemer placed third with 8.25. Brown won …

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  • Naturals to honor unused tickets

    SPRINGDALE (AP) — The Northwest Arkansas Naturals says it has solution for fans who missed a game this year despite having a ticket. The club will honor unused tickets at a game Aug. 28. The Naturals are hosting “Unused Ticket Night” at Arvest Ballpark when …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, July 26 – Saturday, July 27, 2013.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 16, 1994.

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  • Foster meeting set

    A meeting for those wanting to know more information about becoming foster parents will be held at 6 p.m. Monday at the Department of Human Services, 100 Weaver Ave., Batesville. For more information call (870) 698-1876, ext. 102.

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  • Sharp Co. Historical Society quarterly meeting planned

    ASH FLAT — The summer quarterly meeting of the Sharp County Historical Society will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Ash Flat Library meeting room, located behind First National Banking Company. The guest speaker will be Jimmie Edwards, who will portray Civil War soldier …

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