• Web Unloading UHAUL

    U-Haul, U-no return, U-go to jail

    A man who rented a U-Haul in Kansas and hadn’t gotten around to returning it was taken to jail Friday. One man was taken into custody after a business owner located the stolen U-Haul truck in Batesville, according to a report filed with the Independence …

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  • Pedestrian hit by truck

    ASH FLAT — A Berryville man died in Sharp County just before midnight Thursday after jumping into U.S. Highway 63 in traffic and being struck by a vehicle, said county Detective Aaron Presser, who investigated along with the Arkansas State Police. Presser said a 911 …

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  • Dispatcher hangs up 911

    After an untold number of routine and emergency calls, and twice as many cups of coffee, over a 22-year period, Larry Duchanoy is hanging up his 911 phone. Friday was the seasoned dispatcher’s last day with the city of Batesville’s 911 Police Dispatch. “It’s time …

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  • Tax-free weekend nears

    Those waiting to buy school supplies or new clothes will have a chance to give their wallet a break by taking advantage of Arkansas’ tax-free weekend starting Saturday. The annual sales tax holiday will begin at 12:01 a.m. Saturday and end at 11:59 p.m. on …

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  • Teams getting ‘fired’ up for truck pull

    They’ll tug and they’ll pull and when it’s all said and done there will probably be plenty of huffing and puffing from those trying to catch their breaths. But what would one expect after trying to pull 74,700 pounds of red, white and chrome for …

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  • Newport man dies on job

    A Newport man died Monday morning while on the job at a Batesville chicken plant, according to a report from the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. Deputy Andrew Rogers said he was dispatched to White River Medical Center shortly before 10 a.m. where he was notified …

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  • Council to recognize dispatch supervisor’s years of service

    The Batesville City Council will meet at 5:30 tonight at city hall to recognize Joy Wilson for her 16 ½ years of service. The agenda also includes a resolution to authorize the mayor to enter into a contract for the firefighters training/workforce training center, a …

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  • NADC offers energy assistance

    Northcentral Arkansas Development Council Inc. has contracted with the Division of County Operations for local administration of the 2014 Summer Energy Regular Assistance Program. The program begins Aug. 4 and runs through Sept. 30 or until funds are depleted, whichever occurs first. Applications have already …

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  • Education co-op to destroy records

    WALNUT RIDGE — The Northeast Arkansas Education Cooperative will destroy 2008-09 special education records on Thursday, according to a news release. State and federal guidelines require that all special education due process forms and records be maintained for five years after a student leaves the …

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  • Church to hold indoor sale

    PLEASANT PLAINS — An indoor yard sale will be held from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday and from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday at Pleasant Plains First Assembly of God, located at 7477 Batesville Blvd. in Pleasant Plains. The event will be …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 17, 1995.

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  • Web RTH Feinberg Signs

    Hundreds ‘Rock This House’

    ASH FLAT — Zero. It’s the number Margaret Feinberg and husband Leif prayed for, and the number they heard at the doctor’s office. It’s the number of cancer cells remaining after her treatment ended. And it’s the number she continues to pray for while keeping …

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