Murderer gets max

January 12, 2007 ASH FLAT — Not one of the 12 jurors made eye contact with William Franklin Young when they entered the courtroom and handed down two life sentences plus 50 years and a maximum fine of $40,000.

Escapees recaptured at Hardy

January 12, 2007 ASH FLAT — Two Sharp County jail inmates walked off a work release detail about 1 p.m.

New resources offered to UACCB students

January 11, 2007 Students at University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville who are undecided about their college major,  career goals, writing a resumé, preparing for a job interview or finding a

Planners sign pledge with Main Street

January 11, 2007 In what was described as “a step in paving the way for positive growth in the Historic Downtown Business District of Batesville,” the Batesville Planning Commission Monday night passed a r

Concord seeks superintendent

January 11, 2007 CONCORD — Superintendent David Burnley’s resignation was accepted by Concord School Board members Monday night.

Hutchins wins first TV round

January 11, 2007 NEW YORK — Harmonicist Kaleena Hutchins is one step closer to her dream of playing live in New York City. 

Young guilty on all counts

January 11, 2007 ASH FLAT — One hour after jurors began deliberating the fate of William Franklin Young, they returned with a verdict: Guilty on all counts.

News of Other Days

January 11, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 21, 1994. 78 YEARS AGO

Lyon student art exhibit opens

January 11, 2007 Art students at Lyon College are creating works that are “filled with excitement and energy,” and an exhibition in Kresge Gallery will put a spotlight on that work.