UACCB students recognized on list

October 23, 2008 Thirty students from the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville have been named to the 2008 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges.

Kopper Kettle home to local culinary grad

October 23, 2008 Ash Flat - Derick Baldridge has cooked for presidents, dignitaries and some world-class skiers, but now he's opened his own restaurant in the tiny town of Hardy in northern Arkansas.

Court will expedite lawmaker’s appeal

October 23, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The Arkansas Supreme Court on Wednesday said it will quickly consider a former lawmaker's attempt to get on the ballot as a candidate for the House seat he gave up to settle a f

Judge orders evangelist Alamo held until trial

October 23, 2008 TEXARKANA (AP) - A federal magistrate concluded Wednesday that evangelist Tony Alamo is a threat to public safety and ordered him held until his trial on charges that he took minors across state lin

News of other days

October 23, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 3, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Drug charges filed

October 23, 2008 A man accompanying a woman who was being detained for possible shoplifting in Walmart has been charged with drugs, according to a circuit court affidavit.

Spanish teachers discuss school’s program

October 23, 2008 Conversational Spanish teachers gave a presentation about how they are teaching Spanish to students at Eagle Mountain Magnet Health Wellness and International Studies when the Batesville School Board

Man busted for marijuana

October 23, 2008 One of two men stopped by police early this morning went to jail for possession of several bags of marijuana, according to Independence County Sheriff's Deputy Ernie Gillihan.

Area Briefs continued…

October 23, 2008 'Barack-toberfest' announced This is an announcement that Lyon College Young Democrats will host a fundraiser Friday on the terrace of the Lyon Building.