• 2 arrested in park

    Hanging out at a public park with outstanding warrants and drug paraphernalia in their car was a bad move for two Poinsett County residents Sunday night. According to Independence County Deputy Zach Rawlins, a sheriff’s narcotics officer spotted a red Lincoln at Kennedy Park south …

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  • Man jailed for DWI after wrecking van

    MELBOURNE — A Pineville man was arrested last Tuesday night after wrecking his van in midtown Calico Rock, Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said. Richard Thomas Brown, 54, was charged with driving left of center, driving on a revoked license for DWI, operating a motor …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 1, 1993.

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  • Storms damage airport, close highway

     “It had damage similar to a war zone.” —Robert Griffin   Strong winds from severe thunderstorms destroyed airplane hangars and damaged airplanes, homes and vehicles as they moved across Arkansas on Friday, authorities said Saturday. No serious injuries were reported, but the storms Friday left …

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  • Drug trafficker pleads guilty

    LITTLE ROCK — A Batesville man has pleaded guilty in federal court to selling meth, according to Christopher R. Thyer, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, and William J. Bryant, assistant special agent in charge of the Little Rock District Office of the …

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  • NIE kicking off today

    Select six headlines, then cut apart the words, create new sentences and identify the nouns, verbs and adjectives. Determine what someone would make on a 13-percent commission by selling a car listed in the classified section. Read a story or editorial and draw a political …

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  • Concord to discuss marshal

    CONCORD — The Concord City Council will meet at 7 tonight in the city hall to hear monthly reports, said Recorder-treasurer Jayne Pettit. That will likely include a report on the hiring of a city marshal, she said.

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  • Buses, classroom vandalized

    EVENING SHADE — Law enforcement authorities were called to the Evening Shade campus of the Cave City School District on Thursday due to vandalism, reported Sharp County Sheriff Mark Counts. “Deputies along with Evening Shade officers responded and found six buses had been vandalized at …

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  • Ozarka eyes programs

    MELBOURNE — The Ozarka College Board of Trustees will meet for its regular quarterly meeting at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 20 in the board room of the John E. Miller building on the Melbourne campus. Agenda items include approval of new hires, financial reports and the …

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  • ‘Ozark Folks’ photo contest entries wanted

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View is sponsoring a photography contest with the theme “Ozark Folks.” Photographs entered in the contest must be taken during the 2012 season at the park, where Ozark folks of all ages can be …

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  • Al-Anon offers Tuesday support group

    Al-Anon Family Groups meet at 5:30 p.m. each Tuesday at First United Methodist Church youth building, located at Seventh and Water streets in downtown Batesville. The meetings offer a free support group and anonymous 12-step program for family members of people dealing with alcohol addiction. …

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  • Abstract watercolors to be taught

    The Batesville Area Arts Council is providing a two-day “abstract watercolor miniature workshop” with Marlene Gremillion from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 9 and 10 at the BAAC Art Gallery on Main. Cost for this workshop is $100 for both days. “In this workshop …

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