Readiness continues to grow for 39th

April 2, 2008 KUWAIT - With the command "go amber," each soldier, minus one, reaches for a magazine of live ammunition and slaps it into his or her respective weapon - a 50 caliber machine gun, three M4 rif

News of Other Days

April 1, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 12, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO Noah Harris, former sheriff of Independence County, is now city marshal at Tuckerman.

Batesville plans communitywide public meeting

April 1, 2008 Mayor Rick Elumbaugh and Batesville Planning Commission chairwoman Carma Osborn jointly announced plans for a public design charrette for the new comprehensive development plan for the Batesville area

Teacher arrested

April 1, 2008 MELBOURNE - A traffic stop near Mount Pleasant resulted in multiple charges against a teacher of the Cedar Ridge School District.

Task force has meeting

April 1, 2008 Finding ways to entice new businesses to look at what Batesville and Independence County has to offer is the goal of the newly formed economic task force.

10 years celebrated

April 1, 2008 The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville may be able to be summed up with one word: Opportunities.