Bryant appointed to commission

January 10, 2008 LITTLE ROCK - Steve Bryant of Batesville has been appointed to the state Ethics Commission by Sen. Jack Critcher of Batesville, the president pro tem of the Arkansas Senate.

Ideal life

January 10, 2008 Some 60 years ago, Elmer Lee Cochran had a dream of doing more than working at a bread company.

JPs pocket $55,000

January 10, 2008 Independence County's 2008 budget produced expenditure and job cuts, with the potential for more if financing options are not found for solid waste.

News of Other Days

January 9, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 19, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Credit card fraud, other thefts reported

January 9, 2008 Numerous charges made to a local Chinese restaurant and convenience store has run up a $3,600 bill on the credit card of a Cross County woman, according to the Independence County Sheriff's Office

Wrong way driver ends up in jail, not Jonesboro

January 9, 2008 A Batesville man who claimed he couldn't speak English was arrested on several traffic charges early this morning after allegedly driving the wrong way for several blocks on Main Street, a one-way s

College to host art exhibition

January 9, 2008 The best artwork from Lyon College students will be on display this month when the Kresge Gallery hosts the 5th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition.