• Trauma system to be discussed

    The North Central Arkansas Trauma Regional Advisory Council will meet from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday at White River Medical Center’s Josephine Raye Rogers Women’s Center Conference Room B, 1710 Harrison St. in Batesville. The meeting, which is open to the public, will discuss general business …

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  • Banks to merge

    Poplar Bluff, Mo. — Southern Bank, headquartered in Poplar Bluff, Mo., has announced the merger with another bank. Citizens State Bank, headquartered in Bald Knob, will be merged into Southern Bank, according to announcement made with the signing of a definitive stock purchase agreement. Citizens …

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  • NADT’s production of ‘Nutcracker’ announced

    The North Arkansas Dance Theatre will present “The Nutcracker” at 7 p.m. Nov. 22 and 2:30 and 7 p.m. Nov. 23 at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville’s Independence Hall. NADT is adding to its first eight years’ performances with the addition of …

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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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  • 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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  • Sheriff: Drug take back events very successful

    HEBER SPRINGS — Sheriff Marty Moss and his deputies collected 350 pounds of medications from the prescription drug drop box at the Cleburne County Detention Center, along with medications collected during the Arkansas Drug Enforcement Administration’s Seventh National Prescription Drug Take Back Event held Oct. …

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  • 2014 Arkansas Beef Cookoff slated

    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas CattleWomen Association is seeking entries for the 2014 Arkansas Beef Cookoff to be held on March 1 in Conway. More than $2,500 in cash and prizes will be awarded to the best dish in the Adult Category and the best …

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  • Ladd Eye Center holding food drive

    Ladd Eye Center will be hosting a food drive in the month of November to benefit the United Way Food Pantry. If you bring five can goods or non-perishable items you will receive a $30 discount on a complete pair of eyewear. Call (870) 793-6857 …

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  • Pfeiffer potluck is Tuesday

    PFEIFFER — Pfeiffer Extension Homemakers Club will have its annual community-wide potluck at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The meat, bread and drinks will be provided by the club. Those attending are asked to bring a side dish to share. A baked goods auction will follow. Entertainment …

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  • Service News

    Fort Meade, Md. — Army Pvt. Deven D. Tucker has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first …

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  • Clothing giveaway set

    A community outreach clothing giveaway is held from noon to 2 p.m. each second Saturday at Grace Communion Fellowship, located at 790 Allen Chapel Road. The church requests no vendors.

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  • Retired teachers to meet

    MELBOURNE — The Izard County Retired Teachers/School Employees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday in the Administration Building at Ozarka College in Melbourne. There will be a Dutch treat lunch. Mr. Lloyd Black will be the speaker at the meeting. Black serves Arkansas Retired Teachers …

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