Police recover stolen property

October 5, 2007 A Searcy man suspected in a Hardy burglary was arrested Thursday evening after police got a tip on his location, according to Cpl. Kirk Green with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.

Artwork on display

October 5, 2007 A Batesville High School graduate has returned to where he grew up, and will be showing his artwork in an exhibit through October at the art gallery. 

Odd Fellows return to Independence County

October 4, 2007 JAMESTOWN — The Odd Fellows are back. For more than 120 years, beginning in 1848, the International Order of Odd Fellows had a strong presence in Independence County.

Grant given

October 4, 2007 Residents in some rural counties throughout Arkansas will soon see changes in their health care systems.

22 years, 22 woks

October 4, 2007 In 1985 Anna and Dean Wang opened the Golden Wok Restaurant in Batesville. Twenty-two years and 22 golden woks later, the business has closed it doors. 

News of Other Days

October 4, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 14, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Alcohol, thefts, forgery reported

October 4, 2007 A citizen’s report of underage girls drunk in the parking lot of the Chaney Drive Citgo station led to the arrest of two teens early this morning.

Fleeing theft suspects arrested

October 3, 2007 A 16-year-old boy and a 27-year-old man from Batesville have been charged as suspects in separate theft related incidents Monday afternoon, according to police reports.