BPA tour of homes

April 3, 2007 For the first time, the Batesville Preservation Association will offer a Tour of Homes featuring the historic Westside neighborhood. The tour is set from 2 to 5 p.m. April 22.

Mineral deleted

April 3, 2007 SULPHUR ROCK — The Rock-Moore Public Water Authority discontinued the use of fluoride in its water at the beginning of this month.

High-speed pursuit ends with arrest

April 3, 2007 An attempt to serve a hot check warrant on a Concord man led to a high-speed chase, complete with car crashes, a foot pursuit and arrest late Monday night, according to the Independence County Sheriff

Local woman arrested after passing out at pumps

April 2, 2007 A Batesville woman who passed out at the gas pumps of a local convenience store Friday afternoon, and the woman who came to assist her, were both arrested on a variety of charges.

Barbecue winners announced

April 2, 2007 The Parrothead Porkers of Memphis took home the honors of Grand Champion at the 17th Annual Ozark Hawg BBQ Championship in Batesville over the weekend.

Rape charge filed

April 2, 2007 ASH FLAT — A 39-year-old Cave City man arrested Wednesday has been charged with rape and sexual abuse in connection with incidents involving a child, Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weaver said.

News of Other Days

April 2, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 12, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Zook named ADED deputy director

April 2, 2007 LITTLE ROCK — Randy Zook of Melbourne has been named the deputy director of administration and finance of the Arkansas Department of Economic Development. Today is his first day on the job.

Armory displays weaponry

March 30, 2007 Soldiers with the 39th Brigade Combat Team, Bravo Company were on hand at the Arkansas Army National Guard Armory in Batesville Monday for an open house.