Suspects named in reports

May 19, 2008 Two Stone County men have been named as suspects in the burglary of a residence at 2305 N. St. Louis St. in Batesville, according to Independence County Sheriff's Deputy Michael Thatch.

One Arrested In Tire Shop Fire

May 19, 2008 MELBOURNE - An early morning fire Saturday of a Calico Rock business has resulted in one arrest, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence.

Guard Newspaper Staff Wins Award

May 19, 2008 The Batesville Daily Guard took home several awards including first places in the 2007 Arkansas Associated Press Managing Editors Association journalism contest.

Rutherford talks politics

May 19, 2008 HEBER SPRINGS - The math isn't working for Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, but there's still a ghost of a chance that she could make it to the Democratic National Convention in

Controversial T-Shirt design in Ash Flat

May 19, 2008 ASH FLAT - A Sharp County businessman is amazed by the national furor over a T-shirt he designed that features a monkey eating a banana and the words "Obama '08."

News of the Day

May 16, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 30, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

USGS asks for money

May 16, 2008 The city of Batesville is being asked to help pay for upgrades that would give quicker data on river stages and in turn, possible flood warnings.

Prize patrol brings cash

May 16, 2008 NEWARK - Rose Higgins has never considered herself to be a lucky person. In fact, the last thing she remembers winning was an ice cream freezer during a drawing in 1977.

Memorial service honors police officers

May 16, 2008 ASH FLAT - For the past 14 years Jack and Tommie Richardson have been attending the annual Police Officer Memorial at Ash Flat. This year was no exception.