Couple saved by rat terrier

March 21, 2008 When Mary Smith rescued a crippled rat terrier, she didn't know that random act of kindness would come back to save the lives of her husband and herself.

News of Other Days

March 20, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 31, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Wanted by Independence County Sheriff

March 20, 2008 The following list of persons with active warrants is issued by the Independence County Sheriff's Office. Wanted persons are listed by their name, date of birth, city and number of warrants.

Chief: Evacuation was mandatory

March 20, 2008 HARDY - It seemed as if the rain would never end. That's they way it felt for emergency workers standing by or actively involved in keeping Hardy residents safe Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Water floods Newark water plant

March 20, 2008 NEWARK - Water has flooded the city of Newark's water treatment plant, leaving it only with the reserve water stored in its tank.

River to stabilize soon

March 20, 2008 The near record flood levels of the White River at Batesville may be about to recede. At least those are the hopes of local officials who have been battling the raging river for two days.

AHTD worker dies

March 20, 2008 SOUTHSIDE - A state highway department employee died Wednesday after he got caught between flooded roads near Oil Trough, creating difficulties for those trying to get to him.

Support amazes woman

March 20, 2008 OIL TROUGH - Dianne Pratt knew the river could spill out of its banks at any time; she'd been through it all before.

Homes swept downriver

March 20, 2008 Where 12 homes once stood on River Run Road in Guion, now there are only five.