Dove hunter shot with rifle on opening day

September 6, 2007 Jeff Pierce, 34, of Rosebud and some friends were participating in an opening day dove hunt near Newark on Saturday when Pierce was hit in the leg by a bullet, according to Independence County Deputy

Institute honors youth ranch

September 6, 2007 BETHESDA — Acton Institute, an international think tank in Michigan, bestowed the 2007 Samaritan Award to the Arkansas Sheriffs’ Youth Ranches Inc., and the award comes with $10,000.

Second rabid skunk reported

September 5, 2007 A second rabid skunk has been confirmed in this county, according to information from the Arkansas Department of Health.

News of Other Days

September 5, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 15, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

White-Rodgers buys property

September 5, 2007 White-Rodgers recently bought the plant property on Harrison Street in Batesville, although the fate of the business still remains uncertain.