• UACCB receives affirmation of accreditation from HLC

    University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville has received notification that its accreditation has been reaffirmed by the Higher Learning Commission. The affirmation is an endorsement of the quality, reputation and student-centeredness of the institution’s programs. The commission’s action follows a Quality Initiative project, an …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 13, 1994.

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  • Honor Roll – Batesville High

    The students listed below made the honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2013-14 school year at Batesville High School, according to a news release: Tenth: all A’s — Kyler Dickey, Clark Emery, Edith Gonzalez, Austin Johnson, Jared Jones, Kendra Kelley, JoAnn Le, …

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  • Arkansas unveils new travel information website

    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department has announced its new travel and construction information website, Idrivearkansas.com. The website will enable the public to locate construction work zones on the state highway system and determine if current traffic conditions require an adjustment …

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  • Housing authority board to meet

    The Board of Commissioners of the White River Regional Housing Authority will hold a quarterly board meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at Josie’s in Batesville.

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  • EHC to host open house

    The Independence County Extension Homemakers will host its second annual Holiday Open House from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the Cooperative Extension Service located at 1770 Myers St., Batesville. There will be refreshments and crafts, including children’s crafts, to see and make. A book that …

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  • Youth orchestra to perform

    The North Arkansas Youth Orchestra will perform in concert at 7 tonight at Lyon College in Bevens Music Room. The orchestra is made up of area students in third through seventh. Students will perform selections from different genres on violin, viola and cello. The concert …

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  • Club News

    Daughters of 1812 During the Second Annual Raegan Whaley Memorial Diaper Run, the United States Daughters of 1812 delivered more than $900 worth of baby items, donated by members of USD 1812 and the Hot Springs Village Walmart, to the Little Rock Air Force Base …

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  • Couple to exchange vows

    Patricia Davidson and Tech. Sgt. Adam R. Tate have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Joe and Angela Davidson of Greenbrier. The groom is the son of Robert and Beverly Tate. The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. …

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  • Kaiden Lee Stitcher

    Tricia M. Stitcher and AshLeigh of West Memphis have announced the birth of a son and brother at Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women in Memphis on Nov. 6, 2013. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and has been named Kaiden Lee Stitcher. Grandparents of …

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  • John Robert Kirby

    Jarrett and Samantha Kirby, Haley and Rachel of Fifty Six have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on Nov. 8, 2013. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 14.7 ounces and has been named John Robert Kirby. Grandparents of the …

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  • Tarren Gage Knight

    Timothy Knight and Tabby Casey, Trentin, Trinity and Madison of Evening Shade have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on Nov. 8, 2013. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and has been named Tarren Gage Knight. Grandparents …

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