Mom accused of hitting girl with car

June 7, 2017 A mother who is accused of ramming her daughter with a vehicle has been charged with felony aggravated assault. The incident was reported …

Stolen truck recovered

June 7, 2017 A truck stolen from a neighboring county was recovered this week, according to the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Shawn Stephens said …

Chamber looks to revamp city’s brand

June 7, 2017 What jumps to mind when you hear someone say “Batesville?” That’s the question that chamber of commerce Tourism Director Kyle Christopher wants to …

Streetscape work continues

June 7, 2017 Streetscape work continues this week with asphalt crews cleaning up the first two blocks of Main Street in the location of St. Paul’s Episcopal …

AHPP to hold listening session June 21

June 7, 2017 LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, will conduct a listening session at Jonesboro on …

News of Other Days

June 7, 2017 Editor’s note: News of Other Days is reprinted as is from the 1982 Guard. The newspaper cannot make present-day corrections to past news stories.   …