School nixes policy

May 16, 2006 NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School District is dropping its student accident insurance

Armed robbery reported

May 16, 2006 Responding to several 911 calls early this morning on Raye Street, Independence County deputies found a man suffering a head wound and four other people tied up.

Officer chases, arrests couple

May 16, 2006 A Searcy couple was arrested on various charges following a pursuit along Runway Road in Batesville Saturday night.

Lyon prof to attend summer seminar on slavery

May 16, 2006 The historian who wrote the book on Lyon College will travel to Columbia University this summer to study the history of slavery and how that history affects America’s present — and futu

Two seek seat

May 15, 2006 In his fourth year as sheriff of Independence County, Keith Bowers is being challenged by a former deputy in the upcoming May 23 Democratic Primary.

Man uses pistol to collect $20

May 15, 2006 A Sturgeon Bay, Wis. man, wanted in Baxter County, is in jail after allegedly pistol whipping a Batesville man over $20 early Sunday morning.

News of Other Days

May 15, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 24, 1993. 89 Years Ago

Lyon College announces list of 2006 graduates

May 15, 2006 Lyon College has announced the following graduates who received degrees at commencement, which was held May 6. Graduates are listed in alphabetical order, followed by hometown and area of study:

Residential thefts reported

May 15, 2006 No suspect has been named in one case of a mobile home being burglarized in Newark Wednesday night.