‘Doc’ Stalker dies

April 18, 2008 Dr. Jim Stalker practiced surgery for 32 years, but was also well-known for his love of the outdoors, pipe smoking and cooking.

News of other days

April 17, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 28, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Charrette results available online

April 17, 2008 Area citizens who did not participate in the charrette earlier this month still have an opportunity to have their voices heard about the direction they want Batesville to move in.

Roettger to retire from Lyon

April 17, 2008 Dr. Walter Roettger, president of Lyon College since 1998, today announced his retirement from the presidency at the conclusion of the 2008-09 academic year.

Horses help promote literacy project

April 17, 2008 SULPHUR ROCK - It was a book about a little black pony that brought more than 250 cowboy boot, hat and bandana-wearing first-graders from the Batesville School District to the Sulphur Rock campus Fr

Deadlines extended for taxes

April 16, 2008 Taxpayers in several counties in Arkansas do not have to honor the normal deadline, which was Tuesday, for filing federal or state tax returns and paying any amount due, because of being listed as dis

Walgreens coming

April 16, 2008 Walgreens has finally found a corner in Batesville. The nation's largest drug store chain has presented plans to the Batesville Code Enforcement Office and applied for building permits.

Feds raid local poultry plant

April 16, 2008 As daylight broke over the parking lot at a local poultry plant this morning, workers were met by extra security guards in the form of federal and local law enforcement officers.