Izard officials assist Sharp

September 25, 2006 MELBOURNE — Izard County emergency workers put their rescue efforts into helping stranded people in Sharp County after storms wrecked havoc in the northern part of the state Friday.

News of Other Days

September 25, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 5, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO

Boy dies in rescue attempt; man still missing

September 25, 2006 HARDY — A 16-year-old father died while trying to rescue others after flood waters ravaged a campground along the Spring River near Hardy over the weekend. 

News of Other Days

September 22, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 4, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO

Driver of car arrested for drugs

September 22, 2006 In addition to allegedly leaving the scene of an accident, a driver is also facing drug charges, according to Deputy Jonathan Brown of the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.

Historical markers to be dedicated Saturday

September 22, 2006 POCAHONTAS — The North East Arkansas Civil War Heritage Trails Committee, Col. Robert G. Shaver Camp #1655, Sons of Confederate Veterans and the Gen. James F.

Business destroyed by fire

September 22, 2006 MELBOURNE — A Melbourne restaurant burned to the ground Thursday night during a storm and was still smoldering at 8 this morning.

Home destroyed by fire

September 22, 2006 Lightning is suspected of starting a fire that destroyed a home at 187 Rosewood Road early this morning.

Overcoming diversity

September 22, 2006 NEW YORK CITY — Rosie Eugene feels good about the path her life has taken since leaving Batesville as a child.