Walgreens coming

April 16, 2008 Walgreens has finally found a corner in Batesville. The nation's largest drug store chain has presented plans to the Batesville Code Enforcement Office and applied for building permits.

Feds raid local poultry plant

April 16, 2008 As daylight broke over the parking lot at a local poultry plant this morning, workers were met by extra security guards in the form of federal and local law enforcement officers.

Coffee shop opens

April 15, 2008 Get within 10 feet of the front door of College Street Coffee and the aromas of fresh brewed coffees, teas and hot soups will instantly make one's mouth water.

County asked to pay medical bills

April 15, 2008 ASH FLAT - A former Sharp County inmate who died in a hospital of natural causes in late February ran up medical bills and the county is being asked to pay those bills, County Judge Larry Brown and

Tackling cancer

April 15, 2008 It was a football injury last year and several undiscovered broken ribs that sent local business owner Brandon Benoit to the hospital.

JPs meet

April 15, 2008 Legal matters were the main topics of discussion and action at Monday night's Independence County Quorum Court meeting.

Oprah, KAIT-8 team up to help Highland

April 15, 2008 HIGHLAND - Oprah Winfrey may not have been there, but her presence certainly was, when KAIT-8 News in Jonesboro teamed with ABC and TV's "Oprah's Big Give" and donated $10,000 to the Highlan

News of Other Days

April 14, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 25, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Ted DiBiase to speak

April 14, 2008 "Will that be cash or charge?" may be the question customers hear while paying their water bills at the Batesville Municipal Building.