Sex offender arrested

August 10, 2015 LONOKE (AP) — A registered sex offender has been arrested on 30 child pornography charges in Lonoke County. According to Arkansas Attorney General …

Screamin’ Eagles prepare for new year

August 10, 2015 STRAWBERRY — Hillcrest Elementary and high school will begin classes Aug. 17. Buses will run. Last year, 425 students were enrolled. There were …

Walkway construction OK’d

August 10, 2015 CAVE CITY — A new covered walkway is coming to the new preschool and kindergarten center at the district after the Cave City School …

Concord to review bills

August 10, 2015 CONCORD — The Concord City Council will meet at 7 tonight in the community center to go over monthly bills and reports, Mayor Warren …

Community center update on tap

August 10, 2015 The Batesville City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at city hall to hear an update from the engineers on the community center …

JPs to discuss JDC position

August 10, 2015 The Independence County Quorum Court law enforcement and budget committee will hold a joint meeting at 5:30 p.m. today in the juvenile courtroom on …

Museum topic at AARP

August 10, 2015 MOOREFIELD — Amelia Bowman, Old Independence Regional Museum director, will be the guest speaker at the Batesville Chapter AARP meeting at noon on Tuesday …

Kiwanis satellite to meet

August 10, 2015 The Batesville Kiwanis Club satellite group’s August meetings will be held at 6 p.m. Aug. 13 and 27 at U.S. Pizza, according to a …

News of Other Days

August 10, 2015 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 2, 2002.   158 YEARS AGO The Batesville firm of Sam …