Clark, Smith accept positions at UACCB

August 19, 2008 BATESVILLE – When Laura Clark and Tammy Smith accepted new positions at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville they didn't realize they would be put to the test so quickly.

John 3:16 to present Variety Show event

August 19, 2008 CHARLOTTE - John 3:16 Ministries of Charlotte will present its annual Variety Show for Sept. 13 at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville.

Mailbox bashing spree ends

August 19, 2008 MELBOURNE - Five male juveniles were arrested Wednesday in connection with a mailbox bashing spree that occurred on or about July 15, Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said.

Swaims honored

August 19, 2008 In Afghanistan, Capt. William "Chad" Swaims risked his life under enemy fire several times to evacuate and treat wounded comrades.

Miller recognized by state

August 19, 2008 Debbie Miller, director of Curriculum and Instruction, received a plaque Monday afternoon at the Bateville School Board meeting after being named Arkansas Curriculum and Instruction School Administrat

Justices propose quarter-cent sales tax

August 19, 2008 A quarter cent. That's the amount decided on at Monday night's special meeting by the Independence County Quorum Court to ask the voters to approve for economic development.

News of other days

August 18, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 29, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Gas prices keep dropping in Arkansas

August 18, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The average price of gas in Arkansas has plunged nearly 40 cents from a month ago, when record-setting prices neared the $4 mark.