Hardy businessman to head group

February 22, 2007 ASH FLAT — Greg Bess of Hardy was elected president of the Sharp County Economic Development Committee during Wednesday’s organizational meeting, Cyril Bertram, who was elected secretary,

Berry speaks with constituants

February 22, 2007 The price of war, ties with foreign countries, technology and border patroling were some of the topics broached Monday during a round table discussion with Rep. Marion Berry.

Leger wins spelling bee

February 22, 2007 CHARLOTTE — As the words got harder, some students — stung by the “bee” — stammered, winced or cried, while one even stomped his feet. 

Thieves hit parked cars

February 22, 2007  Cars in church parking lots and other unattended areas in Batesville were targeted by thieves breaking in and stealing purses and other items Sunday morning, afternoon and evening, according to

News of Other Days

February 22, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 4, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Wetzel places first

February 21, 2007 MELBOURNE — Olevia Wetzel, an eighth-grader at Mount Pleasant High School, won first place at the Izard County Spelling Bee, which was held Feb. 13 at the John E.

Police remain close-mouthed about funeral home shooting

February 21, 2007 HEBER SPRINGS — Two Olmstead family members were wounded by a firearm as they struggled during a fight at the funeral home they own in Heber Springs on Saturday morning, Police Chief David Smith