91 face charges

April 18, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Eighteen people arrested as part of a raid on a Batesville poultry plant face misdemeanor charges of entering the country illegally, using faked Social Security numbers and obtain

Batesville hub for drug ring

April 18, 2008 After three years of surveillance work, undercover buys, working with informants and gathering information, local, state and federal agents were able to bust a major drug trafficking ring centered in

‘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