Barbecue winners announced

April 2, 2007 The Parrothead Porkers of Memphis took home the honors of Grand Champion at the 17th Annual Ozark Hawg BBQ Championship in Batesville over the weekend.

Rape charge filed

April 2, 2007 ASH FLAT — A 39-year-old Cave City man arrested Wednesday has been charged with rape and sexual abuse in connection with incidents involving a child, Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weaver said.

News of Other Days

April 2, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 12, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Zook named ADED deputy director

April 2, 2007 LITTLE ROCK — Randy Zook of Melbourne has been named the deputy director of administration and finance of the Arkansas Department of Economic Development. Today is his first day on the job.

Local woman arrested after passing out at pumps

April 2, 2007 A Batesville woman who passed out at the gas pumps of a local convenience store Friday afternoon, and the woman who came to assist her, were both arrested on a variety of charges.

Armory displays weaponry

March 30, 2007 Soldiers with the 39th Brigade Combat Team, Bravo Company were on hand at the Arkansas Army National Guard Armory in Batesville Monday for an open house.  

Charges filed against woman who took gas money

March 30, 2007 A customer’s asking for a receipt has resulted in a Batesville woman’s losing her job and being charged with felony theft, according to records filed with the Independence County Circuit C

Local teens claim assault

March 30, 2007 Two local teens say they were assaulted in separate incidents in Batesville Thursday afternoon and night, according to police reports.