Letters to Santa

December 22, 2006 Dear Santa I want a ... art kit Bratz game and a surprise pleas. Love Abby grace Antici Batesville Dear Santa,

Christmas finds room at the inn

December 22, 2006 Christmas came a little early this year for the residents at Independence Inn when Thomas Smith, his wife Victoria and their 4-year-old son Joel drove all the way from Fort Campbell, Ky., bearing gift

News of Other Days

December 21, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 31, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO

Inmate charged with bringing marijuana to jail

December 21, 2006 An Independence County jail inmate who said he got a pack of cigarettes containing marijuana while on work release has been charged with furnishing prohibited articles into a detention facility, a cla

Roll-over crash injures Concord woman

December 21, 2006 Wet roads and driving too fast for conditions are considered to be contributing factors in a roll-over accident that injured a Concord woman at Desha Wednesday morning.

Businesses paralyzed by downed power line

December 21, 2006 An electrical power line that apparently pulled loose from a utility pole on North Central Avenue at the Bayou Bridge around 8:15 this morning caused a major power outage for most of downtown Batesvil

Kinkel leaving UACCB

December 21, 2006 The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will soon be searching for a new chancellor.

Mynatt on soapbox, flip-flops at last meeting

December 21, 2006 The Batesville City Council has switched insurance agents after local agent Chip Rayford said his numbers were actually lower than the agency the council had chosen last week.

Black resigns

December 20, 2006 The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce board accepted the resignation of board member Richard Black early this morning in a special board meeting.