Professor achieves top honor

November 16, 2006 Lyon College today celebrates the unprecedented selection of its 13th faculty member in 18 years as Arkansas Professor of the Year, according to a news release.

Winds wreck poles

November 16, 2006 A Townsends feed truck driver escaped injury when his truck snagged low hanging power lines following a wind storm in Pleasant Plains Wednesday morning.

Wanted by the Indepedence County Sheriff

November 15, 2006 The following list of persons with active warrants is issued by the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. Wanted persons are listed by their name, date of birth, city and number of warrants.

News of Other Days

November 15, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 26, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO

Southside accepts bid for sale of bonds

November 15, 2006 SOUTHSIDE — Southside School Board members have accepted the best bid for the sale of $2 million in bonds that were approved by voters in the September school election.

Woman charged in accident

November 15, 2006 A Batesville woman has been charged with driving under the influence of drugs following a two-car accident at St. Louis and Harrison streets Monday afternoon.

City to pick up leaves

November 15, 2006 The city of Batesville will be picking up unbagged leaves after all.

Flag desecrated at Cord

November 15, 2006 Anarchist slogans written on an American flag and theft of property at a senior citizens center are being investigated by local authorities, according to Deputy Dustin Robbins.