United Way to give away grain-fed calf

July 24, 2007 At least two donors to the local United Way will get something back this year, said Karen N. Steele, executive director of the United Way of Independence County.

Building modified

July 24, 2007 Plans for the state’s newest Area Health Education Center are still progressing, the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Board of Visitors learned at its regular quarterly mee

News of Other Days

July 24, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 3, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Fair numbers up for this year

July 23, 2007 Slightly cooler than usual weather for July and a week with no serious rain threats may have been contributing factors to the increase in attendance at the 87th annual Independence County Fair held la

Scholarship honors Charles Cheatham

July 23, 2007 Melbourne — As part of its new ICON program, the Ozarka College Foundation Board has developed a scholarship fund to honor the late Izard County native Charles Cheatham.

Speakers herald hydroelectric project

July 23, 2007 Smiles and congratulations were passed out Friday as Batesville, Independence County and state officials came together to dedicate the hydroelectric project.

News of Other Days

July 23, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 2, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Family feels justice served, forgives accomplice

July 20, 2007 ASH FLAT — For nine days Randy Watts had sat in the courtroom and watched as each juror was selected, each motion was made and each time the man accused of killing his brother and sister-in-law