Witnesses watch man pour liquid,

July 5, 2007 Arson is being listed as the cause of a fire that destroyed a car and a residence near Bradford Tuesday afternoon, according to the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.

News of Other Days

July 5, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 15, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Patient e-mail now available

July 5, 2007 White River Health System is now offering a way for friends and families to send messages to patients staying in the hospitals.

Gardners named district farm family

July 5, 2007 LITTLE ROCK — The Michael and Amy Gardner family of Independence County is one of eight district farm family of the year winners, Steve Eddington of the Arkansas Farm Bureau announced.

Fire destroys cable office

July 5, 2007 Fire officials believe they know how a local business was destroyed by fire Wednesday afternoon. 

Wife faces charges after changing story

July 3, 2007 A woman who said her husband hit her in the mouth with his fist last Wednesday night, is now facing charges of filing a false police report.

Planning paves way for health system

July 3, 2007 The Batesville City Planning Commission approved the first step in construction of a new medical facility to be constructed near Sidney and Harrison streets sometime in the near future.