Woman, 19, dies in accident

March 12, 2007 NEWPORT — Details remained sketchy this morning concerning a one-vehicle accident that caused the death of a 19-year-old Heber Springs woman.

Midland students participate in Young Voters Week

March 12, 2007 LITTLE ROCK — Students from Midland High School attended Young Voters Week activities at the Arkansas State Capitol last week as guests of Secretary of State Charlie Daniels.

Ozarka will expand LPN program

March 12, 2007 Melbourne — The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board recently approved a proposal that will allow Ozarka College to expand its licensed practical nursing program at its Ash Flat campus.

Contest sponsored

March 12, 2007 The Optimist Club of Batesville is encouraging area students to speak their minds about the topic of “My Biggest Challenge is … ” as part of the 2007 Optimist International Oratoric

FBI nabs college student

March 12, 2007 Jacob Halley, a Lyon College baseball player, has a March 23 court date in Escambia County in Florida as a result of his arrest last Wednesday, according to an article on the Pensacola News Journal&rs

News of Other Days

March 12, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 22, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

News of Other Days

March 9, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 21, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Horseshoe Bend officer Tases woman holding knife

March 9, 2007 HORSESHOE BEND — The last thing Carl Boles expected to find Tuesday morning at 1355 Blackbird Lane in Horseshoe Bend was a screaming woman armed with a ball bat and a butcher knife.

Physical addressing moving forward in Izard

March 9, 2007 MELBOURNE — Members of a new committee responsible for taking the physical addressing of Izard County streets and roads to the next level were named at the March quorum court meeting.

Officers called to domestic

March 9, 2007 Independence County authorities responded to a domestic disturbance in east Batesville Thursday where a woman was “hollering for God to help her,” according to a witness.