Davidson to head Concord district

March 20, 2007 CONCORD — After getting the keys to his new office, meeting with school officials, preparing for a board meeting, reviewing financials and scheduling time for a meeting with an architect, maybe

Portfest announces entertainers

March 20, 2007 NEWPORT — Billy Currington, the Bellamy Brothers and Loverboy will be the featured performers at the 26th Annual Portfest “Rollin’ on the River” Festival on June 1-2.

Ministry seeks children’s site

March 20, 2007 NEWARK — A Christian residential home for abused, unwanted and neglected children may become a reality in Oil Trough. 

Morning wreck kills local man

March 20, 2007 A one-vehicle crash around 8:30 this morning claimed the life of a Batesville man after his pickup truck crashed into a deep ravine on Highway 167 north of Pleasant Plains. 

Rural firefighters kept busy

March 19, 2007 Two rural Independence County fire departments were called out to fight blazes within an hour of each other Friday afternoon.

Student injured in rollover accident

March 19, 2007 Speed is believed to be a contributing factor in a rollover accident that injured a Batesville High School student on her way to school this morning. 

Ad staff honored

March 19, 2007 LITTLE ROCK — The Batesville Daily Guard’s advertising department won its share of awards in the 2007 Arkansas Press Association contest, including the coveted Sweepstakes Award.

News of Other Days

March 19, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 29, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO