Rabid skunk reported

May 9, 2008 LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Department of Health Public Health Laboratory has reported a second rabies-positive skunk for Independence County for 2008.

Proposed expansion advances

May 9, 2008 SOUTHSIDE - Another step was taken here Tuesday toward making a sewer system expansion at Southside a reality, local public water authority Manager John Richardson said.

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May 8, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 19, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Park benches believed stolen for scrap metal

May 8, 2008 The backs and seats of 18 aluminum dugout benches at two ball parks in Batesville have apparently fallen prey to scrap metal collectors, according to local authorities.

Unity Fest scheduled

May 8, 2008 The third annual Unity Fest on the River will be May 17 at Riverside Park in Batesville.

Bank robbery solved

May 8, 2008 Two Mountain View men have been arrested for the armed robbery of the First Service Bank of Mountain View on April 30, according to Mountain View Police Chief Doug Newcomb.

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May 7, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 18, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO