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. 

Suspect in wire theft caught on tape

September 21, 2006 Townsends of Arkansas officials say they have a video tape of a man allegedly stealing some 6,000 feet of copper wire from the company.

Banking scam aimed at elderly

September 21, 2006 A new scam is being worked in the Independence County area, according to the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.

Jailers recognized

September 21, 2006 Two Independence County jailers have been credited with saving the life of an inmate who jumped from a balcony railing in an attempt to hang himself.

Sheriff begins moving

September 21, 2006 SEARCY — White County Sheriff Pat Garrett, his staff and county inmates will soon move into a new home — the $15 million, 98,000-square-foot White County Detention Center at 1600 Booth Roa

News of Other Days

September 21, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 1, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO

Child thrown from vehicle

September 20, 2006 Two small children were injured and one ejected from a vehicle in a roll-over accident Monday afternoon, before their father was arrested on numerous traffic violations, according to Deputy Ernie Gill

Main Street Batesville hires new director

September 20, 2006 Donna Ernest has a lot of fond memories of Main Street, Batesville, so her being named executive director of the Main Street Batesville organization should be a good fit.

Schools get millage increases

September 20, 2006 “We’re getting a new school,” was the cheer that went up at the Southside watch party after superintendent Dan Foley announced the passing of the millage increase by an overwhelming