NEWS ALERT: Mitchell taken into custody

April 26, 2007 Steven Mitchell, 32 of Pineville, was taken into custody Thursday after his scheduled hearing before U.S. Magistrate Judge John F. Forester Jr.

Cowboy shooters coming to town

April 26, 2007 The rolling echo of gunfire across the hills, the acrid smell of burnt gunpowder, and pounding hooves will announce the arrival of the  Cowboy Mounted Shooters at Anderson’s Promise Land th

Lyon music professor makes historic discovery

April 26, 2007 A landmark musical discovery made by a Lyon College professor last summer was announced April 20 to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the annual Bach Festival held at the college where he made his

News of Other Days

April 26, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 6, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Literacy boosted by horses

April 26, 2007 Imagine living in our world today without knowing how to read. According to statistics, in the United States alone it is estimated that up to 10 percent of children have learning disabilities.

RR body identified

April 26, 2007 The partially decomposed body of a man found along the Missouri-Pacific Railroad tracks east of the Poke Bayou Bridge in downtown Batesville in February has been identified, according to local authori

Officers respond to domestic violence incidents

April 25, 2007 MELBOURNE — The Izard County Sheriff’s Office has been busy lately, including arresting a Mountain View man Saturday who was in a fight with a family member near the White River bridge at

Woman strolling at 3 a.m. arrested in west Batesville

April 25, 2007 One of two women, wearing long black coats in 69 degree weather at 3 a.m., was arrested on an outstanding warrant after Independence County sheriff’s deputies thought the two looked suspicious.