Student nets degree

June 11, 2015 MONTICELLO — The University of Arkansas at Monticello presented 540 degrees and certificates to 518 students during May commencement exercises, according to a news …

Weekend Events

June 11, 2015 Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, June 12 - Sunday, June 14, 2015.

Calico Rock Lions host rodeo, parade

June 11, 2015 CALICO ROCK — The 57th annual Calico Rock Lions Club rodeo will be held Friday and Saturday in the Tip Wiseman Rodeo Arena in …

Bikers’ Sunday slated

June 11, 2015 OXFORD — The 17th annual Bikers’ Sunday will be held June 14 at Oxford Baptist Church. The event will include fellowship and music.

Reunions announced

June 11, 2015 Sharp/Yount CONCORD — The Sharp/Yount reunion will be at 10 a.m. June 13 at Concord Community Center. A potluck will be served …

News of Other Days

June 11, 2015 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 7, 2003.

Prolific British actor Christopher Lee dies

June 11, 2015 Christopher Lee, an actor who brought dramatic gravitas and aristocratic bearing to screen villains from Dracula to James Bond enemy Scaramanga, has died at …

Tourney winners named

June 11, 2015 NEWPORT — Arkansas State University-Newport has announced winners of the PortFest Horseshoe Tournament and Baggo Tournament, with some from Independence County, according to Van …