Man stabbed

August 21, 2006 HORSESHOE BEND — A Horseshoe Bend man has been charged with two counts of first-degree battery for stabbing a neighbor who was making faces at him following hours of drinking and horseplay, acco

News of Other Days

August 21, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 31, 1993. 95 YEARS AGO

Life was a dance

August 21, 2006 Patrick Crommett of Batesville danced for the love of it, but he was once rated one of the top five male ballet dancers in the world.

News of Other Days

August 18, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 30, 1993. 95 YEARS AGO

Elephants are ‘smart, creative’

August 18, 2006 JONESBORO — Elephant trainer Libby Garcia said the elephants she and her husband, Billy Morris, work with are intelligent and creative.

Stand-off ends

August 18, 2006 A three-hour stand-off with police ended peacefully Thursday afternoon when 36-year-old Jeffrey Lynn Burns surrendered to Independence County Sheriff Keith Bowers.

Officers’ visit ends in drug arrest

August 17, 2006 A visit by parole and probation officers Tuesday afternoon landed a Batesville man in jail on several charges, including possession of a controlled substance.