Murder suspects qualify for counsel

April 8, 2008 With handcuffed hands, his head cocked to one side and staring at the high ceiling of the courtroom, David Tidwell appeared not to be listening as 16th Judicial Prosecutor Don McSpadden read aloud cha

Cleanup continues as another system builds

April 8, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - As central Arkansas residents worked under clear skies Monday to clean up from last week's tornado outbreak, forecasters were warning of another round of severe weather that's

Polling sites change

April 8, 2008 Independence County is still feeling the effects of recent flooding, even forcing the election commission to move one of the polling places for the upcoming primary elections.

UACCB to host Renaissance Days

April 7, 2008 The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will hold its fourth annual Renaissance Days Friday and Saturday.

Robber held by victims

April 7, 2008 An armed robbery spree over the weekend came to an end when victims jumped their accused robber, took his gun away and held him until police arrived, according to police reports.

Hazardous waste poses threat

April 7, 2008 Garbage. It is something quickly forgotten once the trash can is emptied and becomes someone else's concern.

Capital murder suspects appear in court

April 7, 2008 Dressed in orange jumpsuits and transported in separate vehicles, the three men accused of killing a Stone County man last week were brought to Independence County this morning to see if they qualify

News of Other Days

April 4, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 17, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO