Drug director looks forward to challenge

April 27, 2007 Taped to the desk in Fran Flener’s soon-to-be vacant office at Health Resources of Arkansas is a printed note entitled “how to improve service or eliminate a problem.”

Barefoot woman caught by police

April 27, 2007 After fleeing police on foot and a bicycle in separate incidents, two Independence County women were arrested Thursday afternoon on a variety of charges. 

NEWS ALERT: Mitchell taken into custody

April 26, 2007 Steven Mitchell, 32 of Pineville, was taken into custody Thursday after his scheduled hearing before U.S. Magistrate Judge John F. Forester Jr.

Lyon music professor makes historic discovery

April 26, 2007 A landmark musical discovery made by a Lyon College professor last summer was announced April 20 to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the annual Bach Festival held at the college where he made his

News of Other Days

April 26, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 6, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Literacy boosted by horses

April 26, 2007 Imagine living in our world today without knowing how to read. According to statistics, in the United States alone it is estimated that up to 10 percent of children have learning disabilities.

RR body identified

April 26, 2007 The partially decomposed body of a man found along the Missouri-Pacific Railroad tracks east of the Poke Bayou Bridge in downtown Batesville in February has been identified, according to local authori

Cowboy shooters coming to town

April 26, 2007 The rolling echo of gunfire across the hills, the acrid smell of burnt gunpowder, and pounding hooves will announce the arrival of the  Cowboy Mounted Shooters at Anderson’s Promise Land th