Smithville shootout

June 3, 2008 SMITHVILLE - Twenty-five years ago the people in the small town of Smithville knew something was amiss when heavily armed federal marshals, FBI agents as well as local and state officials began sett

News of other days

June 2, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 13, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Legendary designer Yves Saint Laurent dies at 71

June 2, 2008 PARIS (AP) - Yves Saint Laurent, one of the most influential and enduring designers of the 20th century, will be remembered for empowering women through his fashion, a longtime friend and associate

Florida girl earns award to UCF

June 2, 2008 PORT ST. JOHN, Fla. - Britney Lester of Port St. John, Fla., a 2008 graduate of Space Coast Junior/Senior High School in Port St.

Floyd family reunion scheduled

June 2, 2008 The annual Floyd family reunion will be held Sunday at Riverside Park in Batesville. A potluck dinner will be served at noon.

Area Briefs

June 2, 2008 Planning commission o meet The Batesville Planning Commission will discuss a request for a conditional use permit for a drug store drive-through window during its regular meeting tonight.

Memories shared

June 2, 2008 Middle school campus closing; past students, faculty reminise At dusk, the flag was lowered, carefully folded and handed over for the last time. It signified the end of an era.