Sheriff makes bingo call

January 19, 2007 A popular vote by the people of Arkansas in November 2006 approved nonprofit groups to run bingo games in 2007.

UACCB faculty nixes athletics

January 19, 2007 The majority of faculty and staff at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville isn’t supportive of starting an intercollegiate athletic program.

Concert series to start Feb. 3

January 19, 2007 Josie’s at the Lockhouse in Batesville is kicking off 2007 with some new ideas and projects, including a Rockin’ at the Lockhouse Artist Celebration Concert Series, according to musical ar

School renamed

January 18, 2007 Although it met in the sixth-grade campus library, the Batesville School Board’s regular meeting Tuesday night focused on West Magnet, as directors altered the campus’ name and accepted th

Local 4-H’ers see positive impact of movie

January 18, 2007 Ask any 4-H’er what the four Hs stand for, and he or she will probably be able to rattle the answer off without thinking: Head, heart, hands and health.

Retired engineer, Wildewood, recognized

January 18, 2007 Walt Zink had no idea when he built his first bird feeder that his designs would take off and not only provide recreation for the other residents at Wildewood Independent Living but also benefit child

News of Other Days

January 18, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 28, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Contracts renewed at Southside

January 18, 2007 SOUTHSIDE ­— Superintendent Dan Foley and Assistant Superintendent Roger Rich’s contracts were extended through June 30, 2010 by Southside School Board members on Jan.

‘Grow room,’ marijuana found

January 18, 2007 ASH FLAT — A marijuana growing operation that included an underground “grow room” was discovered by Sharp County sheriff’s officers Sunday, Sheriff Dale Weaver said.

S-Rock council OKs budget

January 18, 2007 SULPHUR ROCK — The Sulphur Rock Town Council adopted its 2007 budget Monday, Mayor Kendall Batson said.