Matthews announces

February 21, 2008 Douglas Matthews of Batesville has announced he will be a candidate for re-election for the position of Ward 2, Position 2 on the Batesville City Council.

The making of Arkansas Cane

February 21, 2008 FRYATT - With a stout walking stick in hand, a hiker uses it for leverage to go up and over the last boulder blocking an incredible view of the mighty Yellowstone River below.

News of Other Days

February 20, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 2, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Economic developer gives pointers to Rotary

February 20, 2008 Batesville is refocusing on attracting retail and industry into the city, and with Marion being similar in many ways including population, its director of economic development, Kay Brockwell, shared i

Scrappers work

February 20, 2008 Two Batesville residents are under investigation for allegedly stealing metal from a local school and a railroad yard to sell for scrap.

Four arrested for drugs

February 20, 2008 SEARCY - White County sheriff's investigators made four drug arrests in three days, Cpl. Greg Coney said.

Funeral home, other thefts reported

February 20, 2008 An undisclosed amount of money was taken in a burglary Monday night at the Willis-Hays Funeral Home in Batesville, according to Independence County authorities.

Cave City man faces burglary, theft charges

February 20, 2008 ASH FLAT - Joseph Lyons of Cave City has been charged in Sharp County Circuit Court with two felonies for allegedly stealing $4,000 worth of tobacco products on Jan.