• Cushman, OT receive grants

    LITTLE ROCK— A healthy meal, an outdoor trail, a piece of medical equipment might not seem to have much in common, but to the Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas, they all are ways to improve the health of Arkansans, according to a …

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  • Ceremony postponed

    The candlelight ceremony set for tonight at Roller-Crouch Funeral Home in Batesville has been postponed. A date will be announced later.

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  • Magness delays trash pickup

    MAGNESS — The city of Magness will have its garbage pickup on Thursday (instead of Tuesday, which is the usual day), according to Teresa Goings, recorder-treasurer.

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  • Pleasant Plains meeting delayed

    PLEASANT PLAINS — The Pleasant Plains City Council’s regular meeting originally scheduled for tonight has been postponed one week, said Mayor Rick Siler. The council will meet at 7 p.m. Dec. 16 in the city hall to consider a proposed 2014 budget and review routine …

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  • Southside board meets tonight

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside School District may be closed today but the Southside School Board will meet at 6:30 tonight in the superintendent’s office for its monthly meeting. The board will hear a recommendation to continue participation in the Arkansas Freedom of Choice Law, consider …

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  • Weather calls off stress class

    White River Medical Center has canceled its Community Health Education Event entitled “Reducing Stress,” which had been scheduled for Tuesday.

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  • Ozarka registration continues

    MELBOURNE — Registration for the summer I session at Ozarka College will open for all students at 8 a.m. Dec. 9. Spring registration continues through Dec. 13. Late registration is also scheduled for Jan. 7-10. The first day of the spring semester will be Jan. …

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  • Fern named ‘Artist of the Month’

    ASH FLAT — Ash Flat Library has announced that its December artist of the month is Elizabeth Fern. Fern, born in Texas, moved to Fairbanks, Alaska, as a teenager, where her parents worked for the military. She and her husband raised their three children in …

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  • Free GED classes set

    Free GED evening classes are currently available at the following locations: Calico Rock City Hall, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Tuesdays; Ozarka College-Mammoth Spring, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Thursdays; Cave City Middle School, 5-8 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; Ozarka-Mountain View, 5 – 7 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays. Registration is ongoing. …

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  • Club News

    Extension Homemakers Club THIDA — The Union Hill-Thida Extension Homemakers Club held a sewing workshop for the Diamond T 4-H Club on Nov. 9 at Thida Community Building. The E-H members taught the 4-H’ers how to sew using a sewing machine as well as a …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 30, 1994.

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  • Memphis’ ‘Grotto’ designed by ‘Old Mill’ sculptor

    I couldn’t help but feel as though I needed to pay admission as we entered the beautiful rock cavern covered in quartz located between the picturesque swampy pond and other landscape. It looked more like a park and I couldn’t help but think what a …

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