Hillcrest to demolish five buildings

August 10, 2007 LYNN — Five old buildings that once housed classes, basketball games and administrators are coming down in the Hillcrest School District.

Charge dropped

August 10, 2007 A man who authorities claimed would face kidnapping charges in the disappearance of his daughter, does not, after the Webster County, Mo., prosecutor dismissed the charge against him.

Escapee caught

August 10, 2007 A man who escaped local authorities Thursday has been captured, according to the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. 

Townsends, officials meet

August 10, 2007 Officials are hopeful that an odor emanating from a Batesville poultry plant will be improved soon.

News of Other Days

August 10, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 22, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Training days

August 9, 2007 Sitting on the concrete floor with a M2 .50 caliber machine gun between his legs, Chris Malenski talks with other soldiers about the weapon’s capabilities. 

Items pour in for live auction

August 9, 2007 Laser therapy. Hay bales. Jewelry. Furniture and home accessories. Frozen chicken tenders. And even a registered Boston terrier.

Troopers cite hundreds

August 9, 2007 A total of 381 citations were issued in Independence County after members of the Arkansas State Police worked the county during a four-day stretch.

Gas leak at airport puts planes on alert

August 9, 2007 With silvery vapors rising into the air, a roaring natural gas leak at the Batesville Regional Airport Wednesday morning was not considered a threat to terminal operations; however, incoming planes we