Lunenburg has colorful history

January 24, 2008 LUNENBURG - According to legend, the first business establishment in the former town of Lunenburg in Izard County was a trading post. A saloon was built shortly afterwards.

News of Other Days

January 23, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 2, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Tell-A-Tale Troupe to perform locally

January 23, 2008 The Tell-A-Tale Troupe of the Arkansas Arts Center's Children's Theatre in Little Rock will perform "Ben Franklin Flies a Kite" at 1 p.m.

Letters detail pre-Civil War-era courtship

January 23, 2008 One hundred fifty years ago, dating was called courting, and it was sometimes done via letters, with extravagant and flowery language - a far cry from today's e-mails and text messaging.

Librarian has research project published

January 23, 2008 When Linda Bennett, librarian at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, began a state-funded research and development project in 1991, she had no idea the report would become publ

Airport purchases property

January 23, 2008 The Batesville Regional Airport continues to grow, and now officials are looking down the road at what could potentially lie ahead.

Church hit by thieves

January 23, 2008 When Allen Brown left church on Sunday night, everything was locked up tight. When he returned Tuesday afternoon, someone had broken in and taken $5,000 worth of items.

Cherokee Village native is ‘With the Band’

January 23, 2008 Phillip Sweet has found that you can have it all. The 33-year-old native of Cherokee Village is one fourth of the group Little Big Town, but he has a new, more important title now: Daddy.