Heart attack ruled as cause of crash

January 15, 2007 In spite of the efforts of several passers-by with medical training, a 73-year-old Batesville man apparently died of cardiac arrest following a one-vehicle accident this morning.

Weather watch continues

January 15, 2007 The weekend’s localized flooding may give way to a more substantial event tonight as waterways in Independence County continue to swell, according to officials with the National Weather Service

Flooding may be responsible for missing Cave City man

January 15, 2007 ASH FLAT — Authorities in Sharp and Izard counties were checking rain swollen streams for a missing Cave City man this morning, although they are unsure if the weather is involved in his disappe

Schedule discussed

January 15, 2007 The Batesville Water Utility could have a salary schedule in place by the end of this year, utilities commissioners were told at a special meeting Thursday. 

AARP spends day at Capitol

January 12, 2007 LITTLE ROCK — Three little words — “Go get ’em” — inspired hardy cheers and echoing applause from a sea of red Wednesday in the rotunda of the State Capitol in Litt

Murderer gets max

January 12, 2007 ASH FLAT — Not one of the 12 jurors made eye contact with William Franklin Young when they entered the courtroom and handed down two life sentences plus 50 years and a maximum fine of $40,000.

News of Other Days

January 12, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 24, 1994. 78 YEARS AGO

Escapees recaptured at Hardy

January 12, 2007 ASH FLAT — Two Sharp County jail inmates walked off a work release detail about 1 p.m.