Highland games rooted in ancient warfare

April 13, 2007 The 28th annual Arkansas Scottish Festival will soon turn parts of the Lyon College campus into misty Highland battlefields where kilted warriors cross swords in an array of ancient contests.

News of Other Days

April 12, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 22, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Glancing back at Odd Fellows

April 12, 2007 Batesville, for a time, had two orphanages in town. One was the Masonic Home and the other was the Odd Fellows Home for Widows and Orphans.

West Magnet part of tour

April 12, 2007 Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series about the Batesville Preservation Association Tour of Homes, set for 2 to 5 p.m. April 22. 

Income tax deadline extended

April 12, 2007 With the federal income tax deadline looming, some taxpayers may still be unaware of the availability of the federal Telephone Excise Tax Refund, Donna Coursey, owner of D.

Cast set for production

April 11, 2007 MELBOURNE — The Izard County Family Community Theater will present “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at the John E.

Building declined

April 11, 2007 CONCORD — The Concord Volunteer Fire Department has declined an offer of a building and the property it sits on because it does not fit the department’s needs, city Recorder-treasurer Jayn