• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 11, 1993.

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  • Sherrill held the key to children’s hearts

    By opening the door to a small gym every Sunday, Loucile Sherrill not only gave black children a place to go, she also gave many a foundation they have continued to build upon. Miller’s gym was once part of the Ethel O. Miller School, a …

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  • Four charged in forgery case

                ASH FLAT — Sometimes the family that plays illegally together, goes to jail together. That was the case when officers took a mother, husband and her son into custody, along with a fourth party after they found evidence to …

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  • Bryant enters not guilty plea

    ASH FLAT — A Salem man accused of killing a Batesville resident was not present in court Wednesday, but a not guilty plea was entered on his behalf. Attorney L. Gray Dellinger entered the plea and met with 24-year-old Christopher Bryant while court was in …

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  • Boyfriend jailed

    When a local man’s girlfriend went to the hospital with a broken foot and vertebrate recently, he went to jail, according to an affidavit filed in an Independence County court. Detective Lt. Mike Mundy with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office said Deputy Aaron Moody was …

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  • Lyon, sheriff’s office plan security seminar

    The program “Social Networking — Keeping Your Children Safe” will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at Maxfield Auditorium in Edwards Commons on the Lyon College campus in Batesville. The seminar will address the security issues associated with online social networking and text messaging. “Given …

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  • Floral grower recognized

    FLORAL — Karla Betz of Karla Betz Farm in Floral is Pilgrim’s Grower of the Month for December 2012. Karla Betz Farm, part of Pilgrim’s Batesville complex, was chosen for Betz’s ability to embrace industry changes, environmentally progressive farming practices, outstanding production and her maternal …

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  • Four arrested for drugs in Sharp County

                ASH FLAT — Four people in Sharp County face felony drug charges after being arrested at an Ash Flat residence, Sheriff Mark Counts said Wednesday. Ash Flat and Highland police joined sheriff’s officers in searching the residence of Jeremy …

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  • Two men report home invasion

    Two west Batesville men said they were watching TV Wednesday night when someone kicked in their front door and fired a shot at them as they fled to a back bedroom. Sacul Henry, 18, said he and his 22-year-old brother Rogelio Caserez, were at their …

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  • Sheriff: Izard County death ruled suicide

    MELBOURNE — Authorities conducting a welfare check earlier this week as requested by a landlord found a man dead of an apparent gunshot wound to the head, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Lawrence said Deputy Phil Story went to the apartment of 57-year-old …

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  • Holiday affects Newark schedule

    NEWARK — City offices at Newark will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, said Recorder-treasurer Joanne Langston. Trash pickup originally scheduled for Monday will not take place. Trash pickup will resume on Tuesday.

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 10, 1993.

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