Gracie Barra wins at tournament

February 7, 2007 LITTLE ROCK — Although it opened less than five months ago, Gracie Barra Arkansas Brazilian Jiu-jitsu academy has already racked up some big wins in state and regional competitions, including th

Man arrested for huffing paint at convenience store

February 7, 2007 A 40-year-old Shultz Lane man was arrested for allegedly sniffing paint from a grocery sack Saturday afternoon, according to Deputy Nathan Stephens of the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.

News of Other Days

February 7, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 17, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

2 charged with forgery

February 7, 2007 A Batesville man has denied forging a friend’s check, even after the bank produced a photo showing him making the transaction, according to a court affidavit filed by Lt.

Local resident spends semester in Italy

February 7, 2007 SEARCY — When Deedra Adkisson of Melbourne goes to school this spring, she will view art from the Renaissance masters, bargain in outdoor markets and learn to speak Italian.

Man fearful after ‘eight-ball’ of meth

February 7, 2007 CAVE CITY — A man who said he had smoked an “eight-ball” of meth and thought people were following him to kill him was arrested early Sunday for intoxication on drugs, Cave City Poli

One injured in accident

February 7, 2007 A Batesville man was taken to the White River Medical Center Tuesday afternoon, suffering from back and shoulder pain after being involved in an accident at St. Louis and Harrison streets.