Internet sex charges filed against local man

May 15, 2007 Thinking he was chatting with a 14-year-old girl on the Internet about sex, a Cushman man was in reality talking with a police officer from the Jonesboro Police Department, according to Craighead Coun

Court waits to fix budget

May 15, 2007 The Independence County Quorum Court decided Monday night the best course of action for dealing with a projected $415,000 budget shortfall was inaction.

Safe boating class big draw in Batesville

May 14, 2007 Working in partnership with the Batesville Daily Guard, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission brought Batesville’s first public safe boating class to a record turnout of students, according to C

News of Other Days

May 14, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 24, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Police chief held hostage

May 14, 2007 CHEROKEE VILLAGE — A standoff involving Cherokee Village Police Chief Scott Goodwin, a woman and her ex-husband resulted in the man’s being charged with criminal attempt to commit first-de

Superintendent pleased with drill

May 14, 2007 With schools being the target of so many domestic and terrorist incidents, Friday’s training exercise was important for the Batesville School District, said Superintendent Ted Hall.

News of Other Days

May 11, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 23, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Two arrested for theft

May 11, 2007 Two suspects in the theft of chicken house equipment on Tuesday were arrested around 9 a.m. today, according to the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.