The faces of marijuana

When voters in Arkansas went to the polls in 2016, they sent a message that the medicinal value of marijuana far outweighed recreational concerns. This … Read More

In other news

Absconder facing new charges

An absconder who was found hiding in a crawl space and has a history of criminal activity is being charged not only with possession …

CCNH receives 5 stars

CAVE CITY — The American Business Registry recently awarded the Cave City Nursing Home for maintaining a five-star status from the Centers for Medicare …

Zoo to give GI discount

LITTLE ROCK — This Memorial Day weekend, the Little Rock Zoo will offer half-price admission to active and veteran military members and their families.

Irvin named rural advocate of year

LITTLE ROCK — State Sen. Missy Thomas Irvin has been named Arkansas Rural Advocate of the Year for 2017. The honor was presented …


Benton, Johnson named All-Stars

NORTH LITTLE ROCK  — The Arkansas High School Coaches Association released the rosters for the annual All-Star baseball and softball games coming up …

Bartley named Daktronics Scholar-Athlete

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Lyon College women’s golfer Katherine Bartley has been named a 2016-17 NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athlete, the national office announced on Thursday.

Arkansas pitchers combine for no-hitter

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — A trio of Arkansas pitchers combined for the first no-hitter in Southeastern Conference Tournament history Thursday and Chad Spanberger homered three …

Information on camps corrected

Due to incorrect information provided to the Guard, a wrong contact number was listed in a story about upcoming Lyon College softball camps for …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Saturday, May 27 - Sunday, May 28, 2017.

Kerr not yet ready to return to bench

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Steve Kerr is involved in just about everything but the actual game-day coaching for the Golden State Warriors. He’s …