Area Briefs

July 16, 2008 UACCB board to meet The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Board of Visitors will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday in Independence Hall 140 West.

Report: Crashed helicopter was checking power lines

July 16, 2008 SALESVILLE (AP) - A helicopter carrying a power-line inspector for a Missouri utility company crashed Tuesday near the Norfork Dam in northern Arkansas, killing both the pilot and passenger, officia

South Sharp EMS fee to be on ballot

July 16, 2008 ASH FLAT - South Sharp County residents will have the opportunity this fall to vote on increasing a personal property tax assessment for continued ambulance service from South Sharp County Emergency

Bob King dies at 83

July 16, 2008 Editor's note: This story includes portions of an interview with Bob King that Guard Staff Writer Lacy Mitchell conducted in 2006 for a college journalism class.

Fair under way

July 16, 2008 Attendance was up a little for the first night of the Independence County Fair.

Sports Briefs

July 15, 2008 Football INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning had a medical procedure to remove an infected bursa sac from his left knee.

News of other days

July 15, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 26, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Respiratory care program receives ventilator

July 15, 2008 The respiratory care program offered on the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville campus has received a new VersaMed iVent ventilator as a result of a national grant to acquire and ma

Business Briefs

July 15, 2008 Book signing scheduled Elaine Wilson will be at Teacher to Teacher in Batesville from 10 a.m. until 12:20 p.m. Saturday for a book signing.

T Tauri to offer free family programs

July 15, 2008 The T Tauri Film Festival and Movie Camp will present three free public programs for students, parent and teachers to increase awareness of the current state of youth media in Arkansas and around the