Gov. makes appointments

August 12, 2015 LITTLE ROCK — A Batesville woman is among those recently appointed by Gov. Asa Hutchinson to boards and commissions: • Shawna Gay, Batesville, to …

NIE delivery nears; signup continues

August 12, 2015 Signup for the Batesville Daily Guard’s Newspapers In Education program continues and area schoolteachers are encouraged to participate in the free program, Christine Brown, …

Diabetes support group to meet

August 12, 2015 The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences North Central Diabetes Support Group will meet at noon Thursday at the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce.

Bank converts charter, changes name

August 12, 2015 Mountain View — J.T. Compton, chairman of Ozark Heritage Bank of Mountain View and Delta Heritage Bank of White Hall, has announced that the …

Auto show scheduled

August 12, 2015 IMBODEN — The 27th annual Lawrence County Fair Auto Show will be held Saturday at the Sloan-Hendrix School in Imboden. Entry fee for …

Malcom Holcombe to perform at folk center

August 12, 2015 MOUNTAIN VIEW — Malcom Holcombe will be the featured performer Friday at the Ozark Folk Center State Park. Holcombe will perform solo acoustic …

News of Other Days

August 12, 2015 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 4, 2002.

TV crews film scene at local quarry

August 11, 2015 It would seem that Batesville is becoming a magnet for celebrities lately. Just last month two of the stars from “Once Upon a Time” …

Gospel group shoots video

August 11, 2015 Making it in the entertainment industry is tough and success hardly ever happens overnight — the members of the local gospel group The Anointed …

Man jailed for fleeing, warrants, stolen car

August 11, 2015 A vehicle stolen from Izard County was recovered after a chase by Independence County officers. Cpl. Chris Toland with the Independence County Sheriff’s …