One dies, one arrested in double shooting

September 11, 2008 SEARCY - The White County Sheriff's Department was releasing little information today about a double shooting Wednesday afternoon near Bald Knob that left one dead.

$500,000 bond set in child rape case

September 11, 2008 Bond for 28-year-old Timothy Wayne Cox of 2139 Newport Road has been set at $500,000 by Judge Chaney Taylor, according to a court affidavit filed by the Independence County Sheriff's Office.

Local woman finds oasis at 9/11 site

September 11, 2008 Seven years ago, layers upon layers of ash and debris covered the tattered headstones and green grounds of the churchyard at St. Paul's Chapel in Manhattan, N.Y.

Nation marks 7th anniversary of terror attacks

September 11, 2008 NEW YORK (AP) - The nation paused today to mark the seventh anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with a heartfelt ceremony at ground zero and other solemn remembrances around the country.

News of other days

September 10, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 21, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Education Briefs

September 10, 2008 BHS students to tour Europe Seven of Batesville High School's music students will be holding fundraisers to assist them with a musical European holiday.

Births

September 10, 2008 Brooklyn Hope Gillihan

Family & Friends Briefs

September 10, 2008 Powhatan park to be program CAVE CITY - The Cave City Kiwanis will be meeting from 9-11 a.m. Thursday at the community center.

Kelly is named Big of the Month

September 10, 2008 Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of North Central Arkansas in Batesville has picked Alex Kelly as its "Big of the Month" for August.

Miss Arkansas to speak

September 10, 2008 Miss Arkansas Ashlen Batson will speak and perform on Tuesday for the Foxy Ladies of White River, a local Red Hat Society chapter.