The Batesville Daily Guard - Headlines

Body discovered inside burning mobile home

The Sharp County Sheriff’s Office reports that at 1 a.m. Monday the Cave City Fire Department was dispatched to the 1400-block of Jackson S… Read more


Town Hall meeting to discuss the need for child care

An Independence County Town Hall meeting will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at White River Planning and Development, located at 4441 Ha… Read more

All are welcome

The Arkansas Martin Luther King Jr. Commission presented the city of Batesville with a “Our Beloved Community Partner” award at the beginni… Read more


Taylor to head events in marketing

First Community Bank has promoted Justin Taylor to events and community relations with the marketing department. In his new role, Taylor wi… Read more



LaCrosse wins stock car championship

LOCUST GROVE — When Green Bay, Wisconsin’s Benji LaCrosse stood in victory lane and was handed a check for $50,000 from winning the IMCA Wo… Read more

Bearkatz shut out Raiders

MELBOURNE — Quarterback Trey Wren accounted for 221 yards off offense and three touchdowns in the Melbourne Bearkatz 35-0 shutout home win … Read more

Rough on the Road

CAVE CITY — The road was not kind to the Cave City Cavemen on Friday night in the 3-4A conference. Read more


News of Other Days

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This is Arkansas


Pathways to Freedom and Success

One of my priorities has been to help pave a path to success for those who are re-entering society after a prison term. Today I’d like to t… Read more


Russell Ohnstad

Summing up a life lived in a few words is an impossible task, especially when that individual was Russell Ohnstad. When asked for input fro… Read more

Judy Ferguson

Mrs. Judy (Gosser) Ferguson of Tuckerman, Arkansas, departed this life on Friday, October 15, 2021, at the age of 82. Read more

Melba Ward

Melba J. Ward, 85, of Charlotte passed away Friday, October 15, 2021. Read more

Arts & Entertainment


Gallery assistant sought

The Batesville Area Arts Council seeks an energetic, organized professional to serve as the part-time Gallery Assistant for the BAAC Galler… Read more


BAAC hosts The Invisible Life exhibition by Markeith Woods

The Batesville Area Arts Council is pleased to present The Invisible Life, an exhibition by Markeith Woods, at the BAAC Gallery on Main, lo… Read more


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