Ice cream social planned

August 24, 2015 The Batesville Preservation Association will hold a free ice cream social at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Old Independence Regional Museum. Bob Carius and …

Kristen Davis wins cruise in bank giveaway

August 24, 2015 Kristen Davis of Batesville has won the five-day, four-night custom cruise that First Community Bank used to promote its social media launch, according to …

FCB marks $1 billion milestone

August 24, 2015 First Community Bank has reached $1 billion in assets, according to Dale Cole, the bank’s chairman and chief executive officer. Locally owned and managed, …

Judge arrested for domestic battering

August 24, 2015 LONOKE (AP) — Police say a judge in central Arkansas faces charges after he assaulted his girlfriend at a home in Lonoke. Joe …

CC sets public meeting

August 24, 2015 CAVE CITY — The Cave City School District will hold a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday to receive input concerning Cave City High …

News of Other Days

August 24, 2015 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 16, 2002.

Melbourne announces 2015-16 staff

August 24, 2015 MELBOURNE — A complete list of teachers and staff of the Melbourne School District has been submitted to the Guard. Classes began Aug.

Burial customs program planned

August 24, 2015 HARRISON — A program titled “Gone to the Grave: Burial Customs in the Arkansas Ozarks” will be led by Abby Burnett from 5:30 to …