Church burglarized

March 18, 2008 An alarm at a Batesville church early this morning alerted neighbors who called police, a move that may have interrupted a burglary in progress.

Bryant announces

March 18, 2008 Tommy Bryant has announced his intention to file as an independent candidate for Batesville City Council Ward 1, Position 1, the spot being vacated by Paula Terrell.

Ozark Hawg Barbecue Festival

March 18, 2008 The 18th annual Batesville Ozark Hawg BBQ Championship will be March 28 and 29 at Riverside Park, according to a news release from the Batesville Kiwanis Club.

Author to speak

March 18, 2008 When nine black children desegregated Little Rock's Central High School in September 1957, 13-year-old Elizabeth Jacoway paid little attention.

Dog attack leads to arrest

March 18, 2008 MELBOURNE - A Melbourne man was arrested Friday as a result of his dog's attacking a neighbor child in the yard of the child's parents, Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said.

News of Other Days

March 18, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 29, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Eric Pickle seeks constable’s job

March 17, 2008 ASH FLAT - The name of Eric J. Pickle of 9 Peter Martin Hill Road, Cave City, was inadvertently omitted from a list of candidates published in the Batesville Daily Guard last week.

ID fraud, drug related arrest reported

March 17, 2008 Independence County sheriff's investigators are trying to determine who might have stolen the identity of a Batesville woman and her military husband and run up a large debt.