• Guard collecting non-perishables for Family Violence Prevention

    It’s a time for giving and receiving at the Batesville Daily Guard. As a way of giving back to the community, the Guard is asking for donations to help Family Violence Prevention in Batesville. During the months of October and November, those who bring in …

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  • Public invited to bike, walk

    Eagle Mountain Magnet Elementary will host its annual walk or bike to school event at 7 a.m. Friday. The event is open to the public including students, staff and families. Participants will meet at 745 Woodmont Circle and begin their trek to the school at …

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  • Sharp Co. collector to visit towns

    ASH FLAT — Charlotte Ratliff, Sharp County tax collector, said she will visit two towns within the next few days to allow residents to pay their taxes without having to travel to the courthouse in Ash Flat. Ratliff will be at the Cherokee Village Senior …

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  • Court dates rescheduled in cyclist crash case

    AUGUSTA (AP) — Court dates have been rescheduled for a 21-year-old man accused of driving into and injuring a group of bicyclists traveling through Arkansas on a cross-country trip. Prosecutor John Bell said Tuesday that Teagan Ross Martin’s case has been reset for Jan. 7, …

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  • Almost 300 screened at prostate cancer event

    Ernie Pectol of Magness walked into White River Medical Center on the night of the free Prostate Cancer Screening event, and in less than 30 minutes, his prostate screening exam was complete until next year. Each year, WRMC and Drs. John Allgood, Hunter Brown, Raman …

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  • Independence County 4-H honors leaders

    Independence County 4-H’ers held their 2013 4-H Awards and Recognition Banquet Sept. 18 at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Banquet Hall with 141 in attendance. The county 4-H’ers, leaders and clubs received awards for work performed during the past year. Members also …

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  • Fish, chicken dinner planned

    HUTCHINSON MOUNTAIN — The Hutchinson Mountain Community Center will host its monthly fish and chicken dinner from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday. The all-you-can-eat buffet includes drink and dessert. Prices are $10 for those 12 and older. Children under 11 eat free. Take-out orders will …

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  • Students to host race

    LYNN — A trio of Hillcrest High School students will host a “Health and Fitness Kick 2013” 5K community cancer awareness walk and run beginning at 9 a.m. at the school gymnasium in Lynn. Donations will be accepted for local cancer patients. A health/fitness presentation …

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  • Jacksonport hosts ‘Tour of the Universe’

    NEWPORT — Jacksonport State Park is hosting a star gazing program called “Tour of the Universe,” at 5:30 p.m. Friday. The event starts in the courthouse with the presentation “Investigating the Universe” by Dr. Tillman Kennon, associate professor of science education at Arkansas State University …

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  • Old Time Revival set at Caney Springs

    SAGE — An Old Time Revival starts Thursday and continues through Saturday at 7 each evening at Caney Springs Church, said Sue Chrisco, one of the organizers. “We are encouraging parents and churches to bring their youth to learn how their forefathers worshipped many years …

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  • Jaden Shyann Barnes

    Kristy and Kevin Barnes Jr. and Samantha of Pleasant Plains have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White County Medical Center in Searcy on Sept. 6, 2013. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and has been named Jaden Shyann Barnes. Grandparents …

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  • Eden Alise Richenberger

    Rusty and Meghan Richenberger, Braden and Madden of Searcy have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on Sept. 23, 2013. The baby weighed 10 pounds, 15.2 ounces and has been named Eden Alise Richenberger. Grandparents of the child …

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