Attorney to move

March 11, 2008 Batesville City Attorney Scott Stalker said he may not agree with an attorney general's opinion that he must live within city limits to hold his elected position, but he's moving back in to the ci

Trash contract discussed by JPs

March 11, 2008 Independence County has made contact with IESI Inc. about terminating a contract that was signed in 2006 to run the solid waste transfer station.

News of Other Days

March 10, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 21, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

One dead, one jailed

March 10, 2008 A fight that started over a $50 debt ended with one man dead and another charged with his murder, according to reports from the Independence County Sheriff's Office.

Cougars complete long trek to state crown

March 10, 2008 HOT SPRINGS - Go back to March 2, 2007, and a loss to the Fayetteville Christian Eagles to mark when the Izard County Cougars began plotting their march to a high school basketball state championshi

McDonald announces

March 7, 2008 Matt McDonald has announced his plans to seek a second term on the Batesville City Council.

Henley takes on city race

March 7, 2008 Margarett Henley has announced she will be a candidate for the Batesville City Council and will be running as an independent.

Reps meet with farmers

March 7, 2008 MELBOURNE - Hours after the Feb. 5 tornado hit Izard County, state Rep. Eddie Cooper rode around Steve Wortham's farm surveying the damage.

UACCB to open child care

March 7, 2008 At long last, the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will have child care available to students and faculty.