School renamed

January 18, 2007 Although it met in the sixth-grade campus library, the Batesville School Board’s regular meeting Tuesday night focused on West Magnet, as directors altered the campus’ name and accepted th

Local 4-H’ers see positive impact of movie

January 18, 2007 Ask any 4-H’er what the four Hs stand for, and he or she will probably be able to rattle the answer off without thinking: Head, heart, hands and health.

Retired engineer, Wildewood, recognized

January 18, 2007 Walt Zink had no idea when he built his first bird feeder that his designs would take off and not only provide recreation for the other residents at Wildewood Independent Living but also benefit child

Contracts renewed at Southside

January 18, 2007 SOUTHSIDE ­— Superintendent Dan Foley and Assistant Superintendent Roger Rich’s contracts were extended through June 30, 2010 by Southside School Board members on Jan.

Evening Shade motoristinvolved in fatal accident

January 17, 2007 LITTLE ROCK — A 65-year-old maintenance worker for the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department was struck and killed Tuesday by a vehicle in the southbound lane of U.S.

Head-on claims life

January 17, 2007 A head-on collision claimed the life of an Independence County man Tuesday night, just one day after his 28th birthday, according to state police records.

Small quake reported

January 17, 2007 MEMPHIS — A light earthquake in Sharp County apparently failed to shake anyone up this morning. 

News of Other Days

January 17, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 27, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Pursuit leads to drug arrest

January 17, 2007 A brief police pursuit, in which the fleeing driver avoided tire spike strips, ended when police stopped a 2000 Pontiac Grand Am just north of Batesville Friday afternoon.