• Portraits with Pets planned

    The Humane Society of Independence County will hold its annual Christmas Portraits with Pets fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 7 at the old revenue office (next to Cash Saver grocery) in the Town Plaza Shopping Center on Main Street. Photos can be …

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  • Pace hired as director of Wound Healing Center

    Sueann Pace has been hired as director of the Wound Healing Center at White River Health System, announced Gary Bebow, CEO/administrator. As director, Pace will be responsible for daily management of clinical operations and staffing, physician relations, referral development, billing management, compliance, strategic planning, wound …

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  • Airport to discuss fire station

    The Batesville Airport Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the terminal building. Fire Chief Brent Gleghorn is scheduled to speak about the fire station to be located at the airport. Other new business may include new hangars and the possibility of fitting the …

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  • Board sets light agenda

    The Batesville School Board will have its November meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the West Magnet Elementary media center. Agenda items include recognizing adviser Ronda Bryant and the West Magnet K-Kids organization for receiving the Internationally Distinguished Club honor from Kiwanis International, the highest …

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  • Committee for disasters to meet

    Independence County Local Emergency Planning Committee will meet at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Vital Link, 1033 EMS Drive. The committee will hear reports from members and discuss emergency funds held by United Way and ways to access those funds if needed. Independence County LEPC is …

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  • Meet Your Local Firefighter

    Mark McCollum Batesville Fire Department 15 years of service   Family members: Jessica, wife; Paige, 18; Rileigh, 6; and Charity, 18 Church affiliation: Jamestown United Methodist Favorite things to do on days off: Work in shop and spend time with family Why and how long I …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 9, 1994.

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  • Church to host homecoming

    SOUTHSIDE — Southside Methodist Church will be holding its annual homecoming service Sunday at 10:30 a.m. to be followed immediately by a potluck. The church is located at 39 Magnolia St., across from Southside School. The event is open to the public.

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  • 4-H to hold horse races

    L-U Ark 4-H Club will host the Old Tyme Country Horse Races fundraiser at 11 a.m. Nov. 23 at 1001 O’Neal Road near Batesville. Registration starts at 9. Seven races are planned: open women’s event, gaited, mule/donkey, 14- to 17-year-old riders, open riders over 40, …

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  • Oil painting to be taught by Spring River Artist Guild

    HARDY — The Spring River Artists Guild will present an oil painting workshop 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Nov. 23 in the Main Street of Hardy building located at the corner of Main and Spring streets. The workshop will be led by Noel Mathews. Cost …

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  • Gospel meeting announced

    DESHA — Desha Church of Christ, located on Heber Springs Road, will have a gospel meeting at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday. Craig Wilson will be the evangelist. The event is open to the public. For more information …

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  • Senior citizens plan sale

    A craft and bake sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Senior Citizens Center, located at 1590 College St. in Batesville. A concession stand will be open.

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