Auction brings in thousands

August 13, 2007 An outpouring of support from the community for a teen stricken with a rare cancer has been overwhelming. 

Rabid skunk killed in SC

August 13, 2007 A skunk killed in Sharp County has been confirmed rabid, according to the Arkansas Department of Health.

Charge dropped

August 10, 2007 A man who authorities claimed would face kidnapping charges in the disappearance of his daughter, does not, after the Webster County, Mo., prosecutor dismissed the charge against him.

Escapee caught

August 10, 2007 A man who escaped local authorities Thursday has been captured, according to the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. 

Townsends, officials meet

August 10, 2007 Officials are hopeful that an odor emanating from a Batesville poultry plant will be improved soon.

News of Other Days

August 10, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 22, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Watermelon contest winners named

August 10, 2007 CAVE CITY — The watermelon judging for the 28th annual Cave City Watermelon Festival is done except for the People’s Choice Award, tabulator James Mack Street said.

Hillcrest to demolish five buildings

August 10, 2007 LYNN — Five old buildings that once housed classes, basketball games and administrators are coming down in the Hillcrest School District.

Gas leak at airport puts planes on alert

August 9, 2007 With silvery vapors rising into the air, a roaring natural gas leak at the Batesville Regional Airport Wednesday morning was not considered a threat to terminal operations; however, incoming planes we