• Madison Grace Roth

    Tabitha Pence and Louis Roth and Jesse and Savannah of Batesville have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on October 29, 2013. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and has been named Madison Grace Roth. Grandparents of …

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  • Michael David Green

    Heather and Daniel Green and Tristan and Gabriel of Batesville have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on October 29, 2013. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and has been named Michael David Green. Grandparents of the …

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  • Brennan Heath McSpadden

    Courtney and Heath McSpadden and Baylee of Batesville have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on October 31, 2013. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 3.6 ounces and has been named Brennan Heath McSpadden. Grandparents of the child are …

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  • Ryker Madden Ring

    Kristina and Kevin Ring and Maysun and Adalyn of Batesville have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on November 1, 2013. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 14.4 ounces and has been named Ryker Madden Ring. Grandparents of the …

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  • Starr Heather Louise Holder

    Kathlyn Rickett and Christopher Holder and Blake, Hope, Brooklyn and Christopher of Batesville have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on October 31, 2013. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 3.2 ounces and has been named Starr Heather Louise …

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  • Holiday events to be listed

    Got a holiday event coming up? Is your church planning a live nativity scene or your youth group preparing for a Christmas concert? Are you helping organize your community’s parade or a visit from Santa? Whatever the event, list it on the Guard’s holiday calendar …

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  • Jaxon Daniel Smith

    Brandy Michelle Dennis and Daniel Smith and Destiny, Kenny, Laymonte, Cavari and Sincere of Batesville have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on October 29, 2013. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 10.8 ounces and has been named Jaxon …

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  • Doyne Eva’Raye Russom

    Caitlyn Vaughn and Chase, Madison and Jordyn of Williford have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on October 31, 2013. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 4.4 ounces and has been named Doyne Eva’Raye Russom. Grandparents of the child …

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  • Senator announces spring intern program

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. John Boozman (R-AR) has announced that his office is seeking full or part-time interns to help staff in his Washington, D.C. and state offices during the 2014 spring semester. “Working in a Senate office allows interns to experience what they’ve …

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  • Guard taking donations for FVP

    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 month of November, those who bring in five or …

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  • The sky is falling, Big Brother!

    So the Food and Drug Administra-tion has banned trans fats, leaving some to cry about the “nanny state” or “Big Brother” having too much say in our everyday lives. I have to admit, I think it’s just a matter of time that tobacco (or at …

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  • Letter to the Editor

    To the Editor: Friends, Batesville is losing a treasure. Vanessa Adams, the Independence County librarian, is leaving at the end of November. Vanessa has been innovative in promoting the use of the library by addressing civic groups explaining the resources available, by providing free computer …

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