Beebe touts higher ed, wants to expand opportunities

September 6, 2006 Batesville is blessed to have both a public and private institution, Attorney General Mike Beebe told a crowd of about 100 at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville on Tuesday afte

Murdered man had local ties

September 6, 2006 A man who spent the summer in Batesville was one of four people slain during a four-day killing spree in southern Maine’s mountain ski country over the Labor Day weekend, according to Maine auth

Two killed, five injured

September 6, 2006 NEWPORT — Students at Newport schools were told this morning that two former school employees were killed and five others injured after a truck crossed several lanes of traffic and hit a fast-fo

Wanted by the Independence Sheriff’s Office

September 5, 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

September 5, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 15, 1993. 95 YEARS AGO

Man charged with stealing truck

September 5, 2006 A Pleasant Plains man is in the Independence County jail facing charges of felony theft of property after allegedly stealing a truckload of pallets and selling them in Memphis.

‘Nazi meth lab’ reportedly found

September 5, 2006 A man who reportedly said he was driving a vehicle containing a “Nazi meth lab” has had a bench warrant issued for his arrest, according to a court affidavit filed by the 16th Judicial Dis

Identity fraud charges filed

September 5, 2006 A Batesville woman is facing eight counts of financial identity fraud and seven counts of fraudulent use of a credit card, according to a court affidavit filed by Independence County Sheriff’s L