39th begins training

October 1, 2007 Thomas Watson is worried more about being away from his 11-year-old daughter than his construction business. 

Local chapter formed, ready for work

October 1, 2007 Following months of work and preparation by members of Lyon College’s Wesley Fellowship and key faculty members, the Batesville area now has its own local chapter of Habitat for Humanity.

Attorney comments on reports

October 1, 2007 With media coverage focused on Kirby Archer and the missing Florida crew, attorney Chaney Taylor has issued a statement regarding his client, Michelle Rowe. The statement follows:

City considers raising service fees

October 1, 2007 The city of Batesville is looking to recoup some of the city’s costs for utility connections and disconnections, inspections and other related business.

Archer’s ex-wife gives conflicting statements

September 28, 2007 The ex-wife of an Arkansas man in federal custody following the disappearance of four fishing boat crew members issued a statement Thursday saying she didn’t know if her former husband was capab

JPs need answers

September 28, 2007 In a meeting that was supposed to center around three different proposed fee structures that could possibly be used to bankroll the solid waste fund, some members of the Independence County Solid W

News of Other Days

September 27, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 7, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Case still active

September 27, 2007 MELBOURNE — Three years ago today the body of a 22-year-old Mountain View woman was found down a 35-foot embankment about five miles south of Melbourne on Arkansas Highway 9.

Survivor claims hijackers killed missing boat crew

September 27, 2007 MIAMI — A new twist developed Wednesday in the case of the missing crew of the Miami Beach charter fishing boat Joe Cool, reportedly chartered by Independence County fugitive Kirby Archer and an