Townsends, officials meet

August 10, 2007 Officials are hopeful that an odor emanating from a Batesville poultry plant will be improved soon.

News of Other Days

August 10, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 22, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Gas leak at airport puts planes on alert

August 9, 2007 With silvery vapors rising into the air, a roaring natural gas leak at the Batesville Regional Airport Wednesday morning was not considered a threat to terminal operations; however, incoming planes we

News of Other Days

August 9, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 19, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Training days

August 9, 2007 Sitting on the concrete floor with a M2 .50 caliber machine gun between his legs, Chris Malenski talks with other soldiers about the weapon’s capabilities. 

Items pour in for live auction

August 9, 2007 Laser therapy. Hay bales. Jewelry. Furniture and home accessories. Frozen chicken tenders. And even a registered Boston terrier.

Troopers cite hundreds

August 9, 2007 A total of 381 citations were issued in Independence County after members of the Arkansas State Police worked the county during a four-day stretch.

CD to feature Mug Tree Lady

August 8, 2007 Clara Byler of Batesville, otherwise known in this area as the Mug Tree Lady, is hitting the big time.  A song written about her will be released on a compact disc and songbook next year.

Melon time

August 8, 2007 CAVE CITY — “We’ve got the very best entertainment lined up this year that we’ve ever had,” Charles Landers said of the Cave City Watermelon Festival, which begins Thursd