King honored

January 21, 2008 Color of skin was not a barrier Sunday night as men and women gathered at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church to honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

News of Other Days

January 18, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 30, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Newark council adopts 2008 budget

January 18, 2008 NEWARK - The Newark City Council approved a 2008 budget last week that lists anticipated general revenue of $439,400 and anticipated street revenue of $102,250, Recorder-treasurer Joanne Langston sa

Tracking dogs called in for search

January 18, 2008 SEARCY - White County authorities, the state police and other agencies were involved in a manhunt Thursday afternoon in the Plainview area.

Assessor announces

January 18, 2008 Independence County Assessor Odus Fulmer has announced that he will seek a fifth term.

Council tweaks budget

January 18, 2008 The Batesville City Council can finally rest easy over the 2008 budget.

Book has ties to author’s past

January 18, 2008 For years, Elaine Wilson made up what she calls "silly little bedtime stories" for her son Cary and daughter Courtney.

Willis announces

January 17, 2008 Hardy Willis has announced his intention to seek re-election to the office of Independence County Coroner. Willis began his first term as coroner in 2004 and was re-elected in 2006.

Finley announces

January 17, 2008 Deborah "Debbie" Finley has announced she is seeking election to the office of circuit court clerk of Independence County.

JPs to decide jail lawsuit

January 17, 2008 A long-running lawsuit between an Independence County jail employee and county officials is one step closer to being settled, according to records filed in the United States District Court of Eastern