Teammates plan to bowl over friend

July 28, 2006 Today, when Donna Dowell arrives home from the hospital the first thing she is going to want is a Pizza Hut pizza. The first thing she is going to see is that her home has undergone a makeover.

Warrants issued

July 28, 2006 Felony bench warrants have been issued for two Independence County men on separate charges of theft of property as well as terroristic acts and illegal possession of a firearm.

13-year-old steals truck to visit mother

July 28, 2006 CAVE CITY — A 13-year-old boy was arrested Thursday in Cave City for stealing a utility truck, which he apparently drove to Pleasant Plains and back in order to visit his mother, Police Chief Ve

Jones hired at UACCB

July 28, 2006 The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville has hired Tom Jones as the respiratory therapy program coordinator.

Rural fire chiefs look at options

July 28, 2006 Faced with ever increasing daily operational costs, rural fire departments in Independence County are seeking a reliable source of revenue so each department can establish an annual budget.

Kicking off Mighty Mite football?

July 28, 2006 MELBOURNE — While the sounds of pads slapping together, whistles blowing and cheerleaders chanting will begin to fill the area at schools around Independence County very soon, the same can&rsquo

News of Other Days

July 28, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 9, 1993. 95 YEARS AGO

DHHS: Tick fever common in state

July 27, 2006 Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Ehrlichiosis are fairly common in Arkansas. In Independence County in 2004, one case of Ehrchiliosis and three cases of Rocky Mountain spotted fever were reported.