Several thefts reported to authorities

April 3, 2008 A 2005 Honda four-wheeler was among the items taken from a Newport Road residence overnight last Thursday, according to the Independence County Sheriff's Office.

Charges filed against man wielding gun

April 3, 2008 A man shot for allegedly pointing a gun at a policeman at the Batesville Wal-Mart store is facing several felony charges, according to a court affidavit filed by Special Agent Wendell Jines of the Ark

MSB accredited

April 3, 2008 Main Street Batesville has been accredited as a 2008 National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards, according to a news release.

Disaster discussed

April 3, 2008 MELBOURNE - Quorum court members were updated on the recent damage done by floods in Izard County when they met Tuesday night.

News of Other Days

April 2, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 13, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Police make arrest

April 2, 2008 The driver of a vehicle, reported to be prowling around buildings in the area of Pfeiffer Road north of Batesville, was questioned and arrested on warrants early Monday morning, according to Independ

Registered sex offender arrested

April 2, 2008 A registered sex offender is being formally charged with possession of drugs and paraphernalia following a routine home visit by parole and probation officers, according to 16th Judicial District Drug

Readiness continues to grow for 39th

April 2, 2008 KUWAIT - With the command "go amber," each soldier, minus one, reaches for a magazine of live ammunition and slaps it into his or her respective weapon - a 50 caliber machine gun, three M4 rif

News of Other Days

April 1, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 12, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO Noah Harris, former sheriff of Independence County, is now city marshal at Tuckerman.