• Shooting range holds first tournament of season

    Now sporting five trap fields, the Paul H. “Rocky” Willmuth Shooting Sports Complex easily accommodated shooters from all over the state recently as 12 teams totaling 61 shooters participated in the first Amateur Trap Association tournament of the 2014 season. “We were very, very pleased …

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  • Board to consider asphalt bid, repair quotes

    SULPHUR ROCK — The Batesville School Board will hold its monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Sulphur Rock Magnet Elementary cafeteria. The agenda includes a bid consideration from Atlas Asphalt Inc. to overlay the parking lot and drives at Sulphur Rock Elementary in …

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  • Ceremony to observe Arbor Day

    The city of Batesville will be observing Arbor Day with a special ceremony followed by a tree planting. The event, which will begin at 1 p.m. Monday at Oaklawn Cemetery at Row Lake, is open to the public. Arkansas’ Arbor Day is the third Monday …

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  • Girl Scouts to host summer camp open house

    FLORAL — The local Girl Scouts organization will host an open house at its residential summer camp, Camp Crossed Arrows in Floral, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 5, open to all families interested in what the camp has to offer. Activities will include archery, canoeing, …

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  • Moore runs for House

      Anne Moore of Newark has announced her run for Arkansas House of Representative District 63. Moore currently serves as Independence County Justice of the Peace District 4. She is a Republican.         Political announcements The Batesville Daily Guard will publish abbreviated …

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  • Parkinson’s support group to meet Monday

    The White River Parkinson’s Disease Support Group will hold its regular monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Citizens Bank Annex Building, located on College Street in Batesville. All patients, caregivers, relatives and anyone interested is welcome to attend, and comments are appreciated. Several …

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  • Vital Link to hold CPR class

    The health care provider cardiopulmonary resuscitation class will be offered by Vital Link ambulance service from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday at 1033 EMS Drive in Batesville. The fee is $40. Call (870) 793-3351 to register.

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  • Musicians, singers to meet

    Musicians and singers will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the Community Room at First Community Bank, located at the corner of St. Louis and Harrison streets in Batesville. Those who play accordion, button box, harmonica, guitar, keyboard, banjo, autoharp and other instruments are welcome. …

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  • Business etiquette postponed

    A business etiquette class scheduled for Tuesday at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville has been postponed, according to college officials. Topics for the class was to include business etiquette, professionalism, personal presentation, cell phone usage and networking. The three-hour training class will …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 5, 1994.

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    The house in the background with the Queen Anne towers and ornate dormers is the Wycough-Jones house as it appeared in 1913 when ground was broken for the new Methodist church. It was built by Confederate veteran M.A. R. Wycough in 1872. The house is …

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  • Club News

    United States Daughters of 1812 During the bicentennial of the War of 1812 (2012-15) all new members admitted to the United States Daughters of 1812 in Arkansas are designated as bicentennial members. At the recent 100th State Council for U.S.D. 1812, 13 bicentennial members were …

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