News of Other Days

March 26, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 5, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Batesville magnets highlighted

March 26, 2007 SULPHUR ROCK — Cup stacking, synchronized jump roping. Laptop computers, Web cams. Teachers in white lab coats and tie-dyed T-shirts. This isn’t your grandpa’s elementary school.

Escapee captured, accomplice charged

March 26, 2007 Thinking he was alone and safely hidden in an old cabin in Sharp County, an escapee from the Independence County jail was surprised to find himself surrounded by several law enforcement agencies Satur

Inmate on lam

March 23, 2007 A suspect in a Feb. 24 shooting remains at large today after his escape Wednesday night from the Independence County jail. 

News of Other Days

March 23, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 4, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Former addict finds road to recovery

March 23, 2007 There was a time when Tater Ashley was a child that he made the paper for good news — a triple in Little League, RBIs or other such tidbits on the sports pages.

Morning wreck traps firefighter

March 23, 2007 A Northside first responder found himself on the opposite end of rescue equipment after becoming trapped in an 18-wheeler wreck early this morning. 

Berry optimistic about budget

March 22, 2007 WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Congressman Marion Berry (D) of Gillett said Wednesday the House Budget Committee is doing a good job preparing a proposed federal budget.