Two charged with burning bus

January 22, 2007 MELBOURNE — An in-depth investigation following the late Thursday night report of a fire in the bus garage at the Violet Hill campus of Izard County Consolidated School resulted in seven felony

Cedar Ridge approves course changes

January 22, 2007 CORD-CHARLOTTE — The Cedar Ridge School Board approved new courses for the 2007-08 school year to meet state graduation standards/requirements at its regular meeting Monday night.

News of Other Days

January 22, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 1, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Man allegedly chased by friends with gun

January 19, 2007 Saying he was being chased by friends with a gun, a 34-year-old Batesville man was arrested on public intoxication and drug charges after he hid in a closet Wednesday morning.

‘Foxy Ladies’ hold meeting

January 19, 2007 Code of dress and equal rights were among the announcements made Tuesday when the Foxy Ladies of the White River, local Red Hat Society chapter, met for its monthly luncheon at Batesville Country Club

Sheriff makes bingo call

January 19, 2007 A popular vote by the people of Arkansas in November 2006 approved nonprofit groups to run bingo games in 2007.

UACCB faculty nixes athletics

January 19, 2007 The majority of faculty and staff at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville isn’t supportive of starting an intercollegiate athletic program.

Concert series to start Feb. 3

January 19, 2007 Josie’s at the Lockhouse in Batesville is kicking off 2007 with some new ideas and projects, including a Rockin’ at the Lockhouse Artist Celebration Concert Series, according to musical ar

Sleeping driver faces drug, alcohol charges

January 19, 2007 A Leslie man found sleeping in his pickup behind a Batesville business early this morning is facing several charges after police had difficulty waking him up