• Sports Calendar

    Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, March 24 – Wednesday, March 26, 2014.

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  • Razorbacks’ slip by Tide, 1-0

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Two Arkansas pitchers held Alabama to four hits and the Razorbacks held off the Crimson Tide 1-0 in college baseball in Fayetteville. Chris Oliver allowed all four hits over seven innings to earn the win while Michael Gunn threw two perfect innings …

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  • ‘Homeland’ actor James Rebhorn dies

    NEW YORK — James Rebhorn, the prolific character actor whose credits included “Homeland,” “Scent of a Woman” and “My Cousin Vinny,” has died. He was 65. Rebhorn’s agent, Dianne Busch, said Sunday that the actor died Friday at his home in South Orange, N.J., after …

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  • College Basketball Briefs

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Andrew Harrison scored 20 points, twin Aaron had 19 and Kentucky ended Wichita State’s pursuit of perfection Sunday when Fred VanVleet’s potential game-winning 3-pointer missed in a 78-76 victory in the NCAA tournament. Julius Randle had 13 points and 10 rebounds, …

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  • Leon Reynolds

    CAVE CITY — Gene “Leon” Reynolds, 73, of Cave City died Friday, March 21, 2014, at his home. Born May 25, 1940, at Batesville, he was the son of Charles Richmond and Pearl Jewell Justice Reynolds. He was retired from ConAgra Foods in Batesville and …

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  • Lucille Presley

    DESHA — Lucille Presley, 84, of Desha died Saturday, March 22, 2014, at her home. Born Feb. 15, 1930, at Cedar Grove, she was the daughter of Albert F. and Louella Polston James. She worked at International Shoe Factory in Batesville for several years and …

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  • Hubert Dickey

    Hubert Henry Dickey, 82, of Batesville died Thursday, March 20, 2014. Born Aug. 30, 1931, in Hickory Valley, he was the son of Charley P. and Mary M. Knatcal Dickey. He was a mechanic with Stanley Wood Dealership for 40 years before retiring. He served …

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  • Ed Foster

    Ed Foster, 93, of Batesville died Saturday, March 22, 2014, at his home. The funeral was at 2 p.m. today at Pleasant Valley Missionary Baptist Church with Boyce Johnson and Mike Hoggard officiating. Burial was in Mount Zion Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Crouch Funeral …

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  • Thelma Brewer

    WINNSBORO, La. — Thelma Marie Brewer, 42, of Winnsboro, La., died Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at her home. Born March 24, 1971, at Batesville, she was the daughter of Robert E. Brewer and Goldie Tharp Brewer Mattmiller. She was employed by the Dollar Tree of …

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  • Guard updating information

    The Batesville Daily Guard’s annual Community Focus special section will publish on April 24, and any organization, church or other entity that would like to update its information (contact name, phone number, address, website, etc.) should contact Kay Tharp, special sections editor, at (870) 793-2383 …

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  • Morris Bradley

    Maurice Ellis “Morris” Bradley, 91, of Batesville, formerly of Cord, died Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Batesville. The funeral was at 2 p.m. today at Qualls Batesville Funeral Service Chapel with Mitch Bell officiating. Burial was in Hopewell Cemetery at Cord. Pallbearers were Henry Stoner, …

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  • Adam Branscum – River Rescue

    Adam Branscum decided he was done fishing for the day and was loading up his boat when he heard someone hollering from the other side of the river. His heart began to pound when he turned and saw a teenage boy being carried away by …

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