• Court upholds Newport man’s murder conviction

    NEWPORT (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court has upheld the murder conviction of a Newport man in the death of his 23-month-old son. The court rejected a claim by 25-year-old Richard Ingram that a juror was removed from the case without justification. The state Supreme …

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  • Black Rock man arrested for stealing radiators

    WALNUT RIDGE — The Lawrence County sheriff’s officers arrested a Black Rock man Saturday for stealing radiators from cars, said Sheriff Jody Dotson. William Holliman, 35, is being charged with theft of property and criminal trespass. “The arrest came after deputies took a report from …

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  • Blue Out Event is tonight

    The Zeta Iota Chapter of Alpha Xi Delta will be hosting a Blue Out Event for Autism Awareness. The event will be held at the Lyon College Becknell Gymnasium during tonight’s men’s basketball game, beginning at 7. The organization plans to educate others on the …

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  • Local ribbon cuttings

    Cocoa, a brown lab, steals the show at a ribbon cutting at Bartlett Tire Center on Nov. 1. Also pictured are manager Andy Bartlett (holding scissors) with owner Dennis Bartlett (at his left). The full-service automotive facility, located at 66 Batesville Blvd., also installs windshields. …

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  • Millers celebrate 72 years of marriage

                      CAVE CITY — Oras and Ola Mae Miller of Cave City celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary Friday. Oras Miller and Ola Mae Gammill were united in marriage Nov. 8, 1941, by Edgar Wilkerson at his home. …

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  • Acknowledging our subscribers

    Attention, Batesville Daily Guard subscribers. Beginning today, be sure and check out the front page of the Guard to see if your name appears across the bottom section of the newspaper. We appreciate those of who have been loyal readers and want to publicly acknowledge …

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  • Southside mechanic turns ‘Big Wheel’

    SOUTHSIDE — Chris Allen has been repairing automobiles nearly his whole life and like many mechanics, he dreamed of the day he would have his own shop. That day recently came when he and wife, Kristal, opened Allen’s Tire and Automotive at 610 Heber Springs …

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  • Local physicians join AMS

    Batesville physicians Drs. Dylan Carpenter and Shahla Naoman recently illustrated their commitment to improving health care in this community and the state by joining the Arkansas Medical Society, according to a news release. “As society members, Drs. Carpenter and Naoman are part of a statewide …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 6, 1994.

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  • Approve Home Medical Services named Top Agency of the 2013 HomeCare Elite

    Approve Home Medical Services has been named a Top Agency of the 2013 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States, according to a news release. Now in its eighth year, the HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25 percent …

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  • Christmas memories sought

    The Batesville Daily Guard is publishing its annual Seasons Greetings special section Dec. 24. Anyone wishing to share a special Christmas memory for publishing in this section may bring the story and/or a photo to go with the memory to the newspaper office at 258 …

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  • Anna Reese Sullivan

    Jessica and Brian Sullivan of Mountain View have announced the birth of a daughter at White River Medical Center on November 1, 2013. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and has been named Anna Reese Sullivan. Grandparents of the child are Ralph and Peggy …

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