Bowers announces re-election bid

August 6, 2007 Independence County Sheriff Keith Bowers has announced his candidacy for re-election in the upcoming Democratic Primary Election in May.

Runaway truck injures local man

August 6, 2007 A Batesville businessman who sustained burns and broken bones after being pinned underneath his truck remains hospitalized in the intensive care unit at White River Medical Center.

Falling limb kills camper

August 6, 2007 HARDY — A 32-year-old Piggott woman died Saturday morning as the result of a freak accident involving a falling tree limb at Hardy Camper Park, Assistant Police Chief James Hutchison said.

Conway woman crowned

August 6, 2007 The  runner-up to Miss Arkansas 2007 will get another chance for the state title, after winning the Miss White River 2008 pageant. 

News of Other Days

August 6, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 16, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Man charged with taking cancer research funds

August 3, 2007 A man who authorities claim took money designated for the American Cancer Society and then made his last payment on the full amount Wednesday was charged the following day with a class B felony.

Couple featured in People issue

August 3, 2007 It’s not often that people with ties to the Batesville area make national news. However, one couple recently had their wedding story unfold in the pages of People magazine. 

Domestic abuse call leads to felon with gun

August 3, 2007 A Desha man has been charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm and with aggravated assault of a family member, according to a court affidavit filed by Sgt.