• Lyon players win league soccer awards

    Lyon College players Monica Ayala and Stephanie Spiteri have been named the American Midwest Conference Players of the Week after helping the Scots to a perfect 2-0 weekend to open the season. Ayala was named the AMC Offensive Player of the Week Ayala. The sophomore …

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  • Cedar Ridge opens football scrimmages

    BIGELOW — The Cedar Ridge Timberwolves and Junior Timberwolves were the first circulation area football teams to play preseason scrimmages Monday night, falling to the Bigelow Panthers and Rose Bud Ramblers. “I was really happy with the way the defense performed,” Brustrom said. “Offensively, we …

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  • Blazers sweep Pioneers in varsity v-ball openers

    JONESBORO — The Valley View Lady Blazers, defending Class 4A state champions and future conference mates with Batesville in all sports, blanked the Batesville Lady Pioneers in a high school volleyball opener Monday night. The Lady Blazers capped a full night of junior and senior …

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  • Wynne downs West Memphis, BHS in golf

    WYNNE — The Wynne Yellowjackets defeated the West Memphis Blue Devils and Batesville Pioneers in a 9-hole high school golf match on the Crowley’s Ridge Country Club course Monday. Led by Carson Stewart medal-winning 33, the Yellowjackets scored a 163, finishing 35 strokes in front …

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  • Highland whips Cave City in tennis

    CAVE CITY — Highland swept Cave City a high school tennis opener here Monday as the Lady Rebels won 10-1 and the Rebels won 6-2. Here are the results: Girls Singles Candace Seward (H) defeated Courtney Edwards 6-0; Shelby Hokins (H) defeated Hannah Eckard 6-1; …

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  • Cardinals rally, regain NL Central lead

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals needed a big hit with the bases loaded and two out in the seventh inning on Monday night. Fortunately for them, they had Allen Craig at the plate. Craig hit his first career grand slam, helping the …

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  • Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Tuesday, August 27 – Saturday, August 31, 2013.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 18, 1994.

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  • Local girl joins religious order

    A Batesville resident has joined the Order of the Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Still River, Mass. Clair Sonnier, the daughter of Laurie and David Sonnier, an associate professor of Computer Science at Lyon College,  has taken the habit of a Postulant …

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  • 3 companies repaying incentives to Ark. fund

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Three companies have repaid incentive money to the Governor’s Quick Action Closing Fund so far this year, and more are expected to do so after the recent announcement of layoffs at Hewlett-Packard and Nordex USA, state officials said. Allied Wireless, Nice-Pak …

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  • Low tax revenues hurt city

    FORT SMITH (AP) — Officials in Fort Smith say a drop in sales tax revenue is continuing, so the city will have to continue with belt-tightening measures. City officials say they are looking at a 4 percent cut in general fund spending. Budget woes will …

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  • Saline sheriff pleads guilty

    BENTON (AP) — Saline County Sheriff Bruce Pennington has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of resisting arrest and public intoxication. Pennington pleaded guilty Monday in Saline County District Court. He faces up to $3,000 in fines and a year of unsupervised probation. Pennington was arrested …

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