• World Fast Draw Assoc. event to be this weekend

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The World Fast Draw Association will hold its Index Championship Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Stone County Fairgrounds in Mountain View. The event is expected to draw competitors from across the nation and possibly from around the world. On Friday, a celebrity …

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  • Construction to begin on $8M Newport jail

    NEWPORT (AP) — Construction is scheduled to begin soon on a new $8 million jail in Jackson County — the latest county detention center in the state that will be paid for by voter-approved sales tax increases. The current 26-bed jail in Newport has been …

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  • Water authority to meet

    The next regular scheduled monthly Pfeiffer Public Water Authority Board meeting is slated for 5 p.m. today at Batesville City Hall.

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  • Quarterly board meetings set

    The quarterly meetings of the White River Planning and Development District Board, the White River Regional Solid Waste Management District Board, the Chief Elected Officials Board and the Revolving Loan Fund Committee have been scheduled. The solid waste board meeting will be at 10 a.m. …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 9, 1995.

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  • Katz, Brown announce plans

    SAN FRANCISCO — Michael Katz and Jennifer Hobart of San Francisco have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Sarah Hobart Katz, to Tice Patrick Brown, son of Verona and Gary Bebow and Larry and Teresa Brown, all of Batesville. The bride-elect graduated …

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  • Davis, Smith to marry at Big Spring Nat’l Park

    YELLVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. David Davis of Yellville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Sara Davis, to Chris Smith, son of Kim Davenport of Bolivar, Missouri, and Mr. and Mrs. Chris Smith Sr. of Batesville. The bride-elect is the granddaughter …

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  • Stefan Eldwin Stott

    Lee and Alyssa Stott of North Little Rock have announced the birth of a son at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Center on May 26, 2014. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and has been named Stefan Eldwin Stott. Grandparents are …

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  • Silas Reed Kramer

    Landon and Melanie Kramer of Little Rock have announced the birth of a son on May 30, 2014. The baby has been named Silas Reed Kramer. Grandparents are Allan and Mary Beth Jarrett of Otwell and Bobby and Cynthia Kramer of Rosie. Great-grandparents are Robert …

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  • I’ll sleep when I’m dead

    I think Gary and I are still recuperating from Kaylee’s big birthday bash a couple weeks ago. I don’t know if she’s ever had as much fun as she did that whole weekend. We started things out Friday with spending the night at Pa and …

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  • Zombified

    You see them staggering down our streets, heads bowed as if in prayer, making the occasional grunting noise. Mindless drooling de-animated human husks walking blindly into fountains, crosswalks and lamp posts. Wake up people. We are in the middle of a science fiction movie here. …

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  • My evergreen column about the latest mass shooting

    My condolences go out to the families of the victims at fill-in-the-blank. I know the gun-manufacturing industrial complex has dubbed the wake of a tragedy as an inappropriate time to talk about their product. So let’s just eulogize the lives of the people lost to …

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