Community warned of level 3 sex offender

June 19, 2008 A Batesville man, previously listed as a Level 2 sex offender, has now been reassessed as a Level 3, according to the Arkansas Crime Information Center in Little Rock.

School gets recognition

June 19, 2008 When Eagle Mountain Magnet began four years ago, one of the first things to go from the cafeteria was fried food. What replaced it was fruits, vegetables and choices.

News of other days

June 18, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 29, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO


June 18, 2008 Batesville High The students listed below made the honor roll for the second semester of the 2007-08 school year at Batesville High School, according to a news release:

Drug hold placed on man following police scuffle

June 18, 2008 A routine traffic stop for not using a turn signal Monday afternoon led to the arrest of a Batesville man on drug charges and battery of a police officer, according to Independence County Deputy Ernie

Reports of accidents lead to DWI arrests

June 18, 2008 After allegedly admitting that he smoked "pot" every day and just prior to running off into a ditch, a Cave City man was arrested on multiple traffic charges Thursday night.

Arson, shootings investigated by authorities

June 18, 2008 Two burglaries where shots were fired and an arson that destroyed a home on Sky View Lane Saturday, have been reported to the Independence County Sheriff's Office.

Family & Friends Briefs

June 18, 2008 Quartet to sing The Calvary Quartet will sing at 6 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Baptist Church, located at 18th and Lyon streets in Batesville. The event is open to the public.