Examiner rules on crop field death

August 6, 2008 The death of a Wynne woman in a crop field near Oil Trough Saturday has been ruled to have been from natural causes, according to Lt. Brenda Bittle, with the Independence County Sheriff's Office.

Second concert planned

August 6, 2008 MELBOURNE - They're gonna play it again. Despite the heat and other major events scheduled during the same time as the Ozark Throwdown, plans are for a second one.

$1M bond set for rape suspect

August 6, 2008 A Batesville man is in an isolated cell at the Independence County jail after being charged with the alleged rape of an 8-year-old boy.

News of other days

August 5, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 16, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Sorority link examined in anthrax suspect case

August 5, 2008 WASHINGTON (AP) - One of the biggest mysteries surrounding the anthrax scare of 2001 - why the anthrax-laced letters were dropped off at a mailbox in New Jersey - may be connected to a sorority

Newport man arrested at Batesville concert

August 5, 2008 The heat, alcohol and excitement of an outdoor concert may have been too much for a Newport man attending water carnival festivities at Riverside Park in Batesville Saturday night, according to the In