Weekend Events

October 22, 2015 Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, October 23 - Sunday, October 25, 2015.

Teen saves 3 in mobile home fire

October 22, 2015 MAGNOLIA (AP) — A 13-year-old boy has saved three of his family members from a fire at his great-grandmother’s mobile home in southern Arkansas.

Gov announces appointments

October 22, 2015 LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson has announced the following appointments: • Roger Polston of Cave City to the Board of Electrical Examiners of …

Highway bid awarded to White River Materials

October 22, 2015 LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid for improvements to a roadway in Independence County, according to Arkansas State …

Fall fest scheduled

October 22, 2015 MOUNT PLEASANT — Mount Pleasant Elementary School will host its annual Fall Fest from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. There will be …

Fire department plans festival

October 22, 2015 SWIFTON — Swifton Volunteer Fire Department will have its Second Annual Fall Festival from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday. A pancake breakfast …

News of Other Days

October 22, 2015 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 18, 2002.