Man arrested for hindering police officer

April 9, 2007 A Batesville man who allegedly wouldn’t let a deputy talk with witnesses to a fight was arrested Saturday, according to sheriff’s Deputy Joey Clark.

Possession of stolen chicken leads to arrest

April 9, 2007 Charges of residential burglary have been filed against a Desha man after he allegedly cut his way into a Batesville residence and stole food and electronic equipment, according to a circuit court aff

Thousands turn out for event

April 9, 2007 Once again, NASCAR fans from all over the country came to meet some of their favorite drivers this weekend at the third annual open house and fan appreciation day, at Mark Martin Ford Mercury in Bates

Traffic study on hold

April 6, 2007 A local traffic committee has decided against recommending to the Batesville City Council that an engineering study be done.

Man killed in roll-over crash

April 6, 2007 A man fleeing from an Independence County sheriff’s deputy died Thursday afternoon when he lost control of his pickup truck and hit a culvert east of Batesville. 

News of Other Days

April 6, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 18, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Indicted

April 5, 2007 LITTLE ROCK — A former Melbourne teacher who pleaded guilty to sex charges in 2005 now faces federal charges.