Odd Fellows return to Independence County

October 4, 2007 JAMESTOWN — The Odd Fellows are back. For more than 120 years, beginning in 1848, the International Order of Odd Fellows had a strong presence in Independence County.

Grant given

October 4, 2007 Residents in some rural counties throughout Arkansas will soon see changes in their health care systems.

22 years, 22 woks

October 4, 2007 In 1985 Anna and Dean Wang opened the Golden Wok Restaurant in Batesville. Twenty-two years and 22 golden woks later, the business has closed it doors. 

News of Other Days

October 4, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 14, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

BHS grad spends summer abroad

October 3, 2007 Rolling green hills, stone walls, wine vineyards and villas warmed by the Tuscan sun — scenery that must have inspired the Renaissance masters of long ago.

King predicts better days for Midland

October 3, 2007 PLEASANT PLAINS — Midland School District Superintendent Lynn Roe King can’t help but smile. This year, things are going to be different.

Fleeing theft suspects arrested

October 3, 2007 A 16-year-old boy and a 27-year-old man from Batesville have been charged as suspects in separate theft related incidents Monday afternoon, according to police reports.

JPs pass resolution opposing identification

October 3, 2007 MELBOURNE — Justices of the peace agreed Tuesday evening to oppose a mandatory animal identification system in Izard County, and unanimously passed a resolution saying as much.