Second flood worse than first

April 22, 2008 SOUTHSIDE - The March flood heavily damaged the area around the Southside Public Water Authority's water intake pipe and pumping station, but this month's flood was even worse, Manager John Rich

Bullying reported

April 22, 2008 Complaints of school children being taunted and assaulted during school activities have been reported to the Independence County Sheriff's Office.

Midland taken off distress list

April 21, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The Arkansas Board of Education has returned local control to two school districts that had been taken over by the state after years of financial problems.

91 face charges

April 18, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Eighteen people arrested as part of a raid on a Batesville poultry plant face misdemeanor charges of entering the country illegally, using faked Social Security numbers and obtain

Batesville hub for drug ring

April 18, 2008 After three years of surveillance work, undercover buys, working with informants and gathering information, local, state and federal agents were able to bust a major drug trafficking ring centered in

‘Doc’ Stalker dies

April 18, 2008 Dr. Jim Stalker practiced surgery for 32 years, but was also well-known for his love of the outdoors, pipe smoking and cooking.

News of other days

April 17, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 28, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Charrette results available online

April 17, 2008 Area citizens who did not participate in the charrette earlier this month still have an opportunity to have their voices heard about the direction they want Batesville to move in.