Filings

March 4, 2008 Candidates began filing for local elected positions Monday and as of 10:15 this morning, 18 candidates had filed for various positions in Independence County. Those filings include:

Missing man found dead

March 4, 2008 A Batesville man missing for more than month was found dead in a house condemned just last week by the city council.

Passion Play to begin Friday

March 4, 2008 SOUTHSIDE - "My Jesus," this year's Passion Play at Allen Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, tells the story of Christ's crucifixion and resurrection through the eyes of a fictional character

AHTD working to clear roads

March 4, 2008 While the Batesville area woke up to snow this morning, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department had already begun work to clear roads and make them passable.

Officer shoots armed man

March 4, 2008 A Batesville police officer is on administrative leave and another man is in a Memphis hospital following a shooting at Wal-Mart Monday night.

Commission accepts 7UP bid

March 4, 2008 PepsiAmericas came into Wednesday night's parks commission meeting with a new idea for a shared program, but was ultimately shot down because it did not meet bid requirements for the soft drink cont

News of Other Days

March 3, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 14, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Actor/comedian comes to Lyon

March 3, 2008 An actor and comedian who has appeared in several films, television shows and stand-up specials is slated to speak to Lyon College's President's Council Thursday at the Arkansas Arts Center in Lit

Man’s body found near drowning site

March 3, 2008 The sound of an approaching helicopter and the sudden blast of its siren directly overhead halted all conversation and sent emergency workers scrambling to launch their boats at Lock and Dam 2 late Fr