Concord gets good leasing deal

June 12, 2008 CONCORD - The town of Concord and area residents got a good deal from an energy company recently for leasing mineral rights for natural gas exploration, Recorder-treasurer Jayne Pettit said.

39th soldiers welcome familiar faces in Iraq

June 12, 2008 BAGHDAD, Iraq - With temperatures well into 100 degrees inside the tower overlooking his assigned battle space outside Victory Base Complex, the young specialist takes a deep breath, looks over at t

News of other days

June 11, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 22, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Hillcrest High School hands out awards

June 11, 2008 LYNN - Hillcrest High School held its annual end-of-school academic awards banquet May 8 in the Lynn multi-purpose building. Students from grades 7 through 12 who received awards are:

Honor Rolls

June 11, 2008 Batesville High The students listed below made the honor roll for the second semester of the 2007-08 school year at Batesville Junior High School, according to a news release:

Gun, drug arrests at local motel

June 11, 2008 A report of people smoking illegal drugs in a Batesville motel room Sunday afternoon led to the arrest of three people on various charges.

Million dollar bond set

June 11, 2008 Bond has been set at $1 million for a Batesville man arrested Monday afternoon for allegedly beating a 3-year-old boy with his fist and a belt.

Dickinson wins husband’s seat

June 11, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The wife of a term-limited lawmaker won the Democratic nomination for her husband's House seat in a runoff election Tuesday, achieving what two other legislative wives were unab