Mounted patrol may soon be reality

June 1, 2007 The goal of search and rescue is simple — to find and help people who are lost or injured. The task is voluntary and usually handled by county law enforcement. 

News of Other Days

June 1, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 13, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

No charges filed yet in shooting

May 31, 2007 ASH FLAT — Law enforcement officers are still trying to sort out conflicting stories concerning a shooting incident and a confrontation that occurred three days later. 

Sixth-graders learn to grow garden

May 31, 2007 CAVE CITY — Students are out of school for the summer at Cave City, but learning is still going on, thanks to a $500 Arkansas Farm Bureau matching grant. 

Wyatt seeks Senate

May 31, 2007 David Wyatt has announced his candidacy for Arkansas State Senate, District 12, which includes parts of Cleburne, Independence, Jackson and White counties. 

Infant taken to lab

May 31, 2007 The early morning death of a premature baby is being investigated by state medical personnel at the request of the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. 

Midland warned about facilities

May 30, 2007 PLEASANT PLAINS — Midland School District may soon be able to leave the fiscal distress list, but unless things change the new facilities distress list may be in their future, according to Midla

Testi retires

May 30, 2007 When Sharon Testi began what would be her 43-year teaching career, she was just an 18-year-old kid. She didn’t drive; she didn’t even have a degree.

Sex offender arrested

May 30, 2007 A investigative hold has been placed on a Batesville man, listed as a level two sex offender, for allegedly exposing himself to teenage girls at the corner of St.