Mayor: Position vacant for now

June 7, 2007 The Batesville City Council’s ad hoc committee made no decisions at its regular meeting Tuesday about filling the late alderman Jerry Pectol’s position.

News of Other Days

June 7, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 17, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Cushman bikers arrested

June 7, 2007 Two Cushman men, stopped while riding a motorcycle near their home Monday afternoon, were cited for drug, alcohol and traffic violations, according to Deputy John Carroll of the Independence County Sh

Two injured in White Drive accident

June 7, 2007 Two people were sent to the hospital from injuries suffered in a three-vehicle crash near a popular swimming spot on White Drive Tuesday afternoon.

Southside woman killed in crash

June 7, 2007 A 77-year-old Southside woman lost her life in a two-car crash around 6 p.m. Wednesday evening at the intersection of Highway 167/230, according to Arkansas State Police Trooper Ronnie Qualls.

78 years later brother, sister together again

June 7, 2007 Three weeks ago, a brother and sister who were split up at the beginning of the Great Depression (when he was 4 and she was 2) saw each other again for the first time in 78 years. 

Dentist faces battery charge

June 7, 2007 A local dentist has a date in court next Wednesday to answer to charges of third degree domestic violence, according to Sgt.

State to work with Midland

June 7, 2007 PLEASANT PLAINS — Midland School District Superintendent Lynn Roe King received pleasant news from the state department Wednesday.

Main Street hires director

June 7, 2007 Main Street Batesville Board of Directors has announced that Robert “Bob” Gerner has accepted the position of executive director.