Car runs into Karpet Korner

October 24, 2007 For the second time in a less than a week, a car has hit a structure in the Batesville area.

Roy seeks new trial

October 24, 2007 Two years ago Dallas Gene Roy was convicted of murder in the first degree and sentenced to 35 years in prison. Tuesday, he was back in court, this time seeking a new trial.

City officials react

October 24, 2007 Coming together as a community to support the employees affected by the closure of the GDX plant is the No.

GDX property taxes go unpaid

October 24, 2007 A local school district — along with the county — may be losing a hunk of money by one industry’s not paying its property taxes.

Victims remembered

October 23, 2007 The bodies of a 28-year-old Fort Smith woman and her two young children were discovered in their apartment in late December.  

Budget increases marshals’ money

October 23, 2007 The Independence County Quorum Court Budget Committee got the chance to hear from some department heads about their respective budget proposals Monday night.

News of Other Days

October 23, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 2, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Lorrie McClure changing roles

October 23, 2007 Lorrie McClure has made her last school-based match for Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Central Arkansas this week, but the match is a bittersweet one.

Never say never

October 22, 2007 After much research and self-examination I’ve come to the conclusion that when we reach a certain age we turn into our parents. It’s inevitable.