Bank helps airport spread its wings

January 9, 2008 First Community Bank recently presented a $5,000 check to the Batesville Regional Airport to fulfill the bank's $25,000 pledge to the organization.

Nobles to retire

January 9, 2008 Claudia Nobles, Independence County circuit clerk, has announced she will not seek re-election and will retire, effective Dec. 31, 2008.

State, county probe death

January 9, 2008 A lot of unanswered questions surround the death of a Batesville man who died at his home of an undisclosed injury in the early morning hours of Jan. 1.

News of other day

January 8, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 18, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Man remains in jail on kidnapping case

January 8, 2008 ASH FLAT - During a docket day in Sharp County Circuit Court last week, Judge Harold Erwin denied a motion for bond reduction for a Williford man accused of attempted kidnapping, according to public

Guardsmen head for training in Mississippi

January 8, 2008 The local National Guard armory was filled with family and friends getting last minutes kisses, photos and good-byes said before the soldiers left Monday morning for training.

Sister has hard time letting brother go

January 8, 2008 Maj. Karen Ryan knows the drill. Last time when the Arkansas National Guard was deployed to Iraq, she was with them. So was her brother, Capt. Steven Chaney. This time, he's going without her.