Drug take-back day scheduled

September 24, 2015 MELBOURNE — Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence is asking residents to participate in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, according to a news release.

Weekend Events

September 24, 2015 Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, September 25 - Sunday, September 27, 2015.

Record alligator taken

September 24, 2015 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission says a record alligator of nearly 14-feet in length is among the 30 alligators …

News of Other Days

September 24, 2015 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 18, 2002.

Survival classes offered

September 24, 2015 University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will offer two survival classes in the Nursing Allied Health Building, Room 902. The Basic Outdoor …

Skeet shoot planned

September 24, 2015 SALEM — The Friends of Old Main in Salem will sponsor a skeet shoot at 10 a.m. Saturday at the York residence on Old …

Septic tank maintenance tips given

September 24, 2015 Sept. 21-25 is Septic Smart Week, according to a news release from Independence County Health Unit. The United States Environmental Protection Agency …

Tech announces dean’s list

September 24, 2015 RUSSELVILLE — Arkansas Tech University has announced its dean’s list for the spring 2015 semester, according to a news release. A student must …

UCA lists graduates

September 24, 2015 CONWAY—The University of Central Arkansas held Summer Commencement on Aug. 7 in the Jeff Farris Health and Physical Education Center on the campus.