Strawberry native plays way to top, battles leukemia

September 28, 2006 Award-winning Southern gospel piano player Roger Bennett, who grew up right across the road from Strawberry High School, used to daydream about the job he got by surprise one night 30 years ago.

News of Other Days

September 28, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 8, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO

John 3:16 to dedicate expansion

September 28, 2006 CHARLOTTE — The chapel at John 3:16 has been a spiritual home to dozens of lost men who are trying to recover from addictions and who are searching for an inner peace. 

Local mothers who lost sons in combat honored

September 28, 2006 Mothers who lost a son or daughter in a combat situation were honored by memorials or other types of recognition in communities across America over the weekend, including Batesville.

Southside sees hill as barrier

September 28, 2006 A hearing in the Southside incorporation matter took about three hours Wednesday in the circuit courtroom before Circuit Judge John Dan Kemp.

Area man sought in tire iron assault

September 27, 2006 HORSESHOE BEND — A man wanted by police in connection with the beating of a motel clerk has been identified as Norman Nielson of Horseshoe Bend.  

Fire damages Jamestown home

September 27, 2006 A Jamestown woman watched distraughtly Tuesday afternoon as firefighters battled a blaze in her home of less than 30 days.

Fleeing ATV driver remains at large

September 27, 2006 The alleged driver of a stolen four-wheeler remains at large after a high speed chase along highways, streets, across yards and into a muddy field Sunday.

Plane good food

September 27, 2006 Donna Robertson had no idea that asking for an airplane and getting one would set off such an interesting chain of events.