Chamber gala has surprises, awards

January 31, 2018 The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce’s (BACC) Annual Meeting and Gala was held on Friday, Jan. 26 at the Batesville Community Center. The Adventures …

New tourism brand launched at gala

January 31, 2018 The City of Batesville Advertising and Promotion Commission has launched the new tourism brand for Batesville and Independence County. Experience Independence will become …

News of Other Days

January 31, 2018 Editor’s note: News of Other Days is reprinted as is from the 1981 Guard. The newspaper cannot make present-day corrections to past news stories.   …

ASU announces fall graduates

January 31, 2018 JONESBORO — Arkansas State University has released the list of students who were awarded diplomas on the undergraduate and graduate levels during the recent 2017 …

Combat the cold nights with hot soup

January 31, 2018 Easy Chicken Taco Soup This soup tastes so good it’s hard to believe it’s low in fat and calories! — Gretchen, justapinch.com …

An American Minute

January 31, 2018 The Constitution does not set forth requirements for the right to vote. As a result, at the outset of the Union, only male property …