Mother testifies

July 13, 2007 ASH FLAT — “‘It’s a shame. She had such a nice body.’ Crude words, mean words and extremely purposeful words.

News of Other Days

July 12, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 22, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Senator visits with AARP

July 12, 2007 Sen. Jack Critcher, president pro tempore of the 86th Arkansas General Assembly, spoke to the Batesville chapter AARP members Tuesday at Western Sizzlin Steak House.

Help is Here Express visits Batesville area

July 12, 2007 Patients who lack prescription coverage and can’t get the medicines they require may be eligible for free or nearly free medicine, according to the Partnership for Prescription Assistance and th

Inmate won’t testify at trial

July 12, 2007 ASH FLAT — An inmate who wrote letters confessing to a double homicide 20 years ago and later recanted his story won’t testify in the trial of another man accused of the crime.

Bingo licenses issued

July 11, 2007 The cages will soon be rolling and the daubers will soon be daubing in Independence County as two local organizations have secured newly minted bingo licenses. 

Inmate confession delays trial

July 11, 2007 ASH FLAT — The trial involving a 20-year-old murder case in Sharp County has been delayed.Opening statements were originally scheduled for today in the trial of Steven Wertz for the murders o

Whiskey fueled session ends in fight

July 11, 2007 A Batesville man is being blamed for injuring two others Tuesday night after a musical jam session led to a knife and fist fight, according to police reports.