Church to celebrate 100th

June 5, 2007 ROSIE — Edna Wyatt was elected the first Rosie Baptist Church clerk 100 summers ago and the congregation voted to build a new building.

Gas leak interrupts traffic flow

June 5, 2007 The severing of a natural gas line Monday morning made the construction associated with the widening of Harrison Street a little more inconvenient, and dangerous, than usual.

Man makes plaster cast of theft suspect’s footprint

June 4, 2007 When Danny Sandy discovered shoe prints in his chicken house, where some 1,500 feet of copper wire had been stolen, he made a plaster cast of the prints and called the Independence County Sheriff&rsqu

Pectol dies at 64

June 4, 2007 Jerry Pectol, long time Batesville business owner and alderman known for his sometimes controversial efforts to beautify one of the city’s oldest sections, has died.  

News of Other Days

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

Two seek District 72

June 1, 2007    Charles Barnett, retired Independence County Treasurer and current Justice of the Peace from District 10 of Independence County, is announcing his intention to be a candidate for Arkansas

Term limits discussed

June 1, 2007 MELBOURNE — Farm Bureau representatives honored local legislators in Fulton and Izard counties last week at a dinner reception at Ozarka College in Melbourne.

Crash claims life

June 1, 2007 A three-car crash on Ramsey Mountain, that required two people to be freed by a Batesville Fire Department Rescue crew, claimed the life of a Williford teenager and injured three others Thursday night