Charges filed in boy’s death

December 14, 2006 SEARCY — A 16-year-old juvenile has been charged with negligent homicide in White County Juvenile Court in connection with the Nov.

Council keeps its insurance

December 14, 2006 Batesville city employees still don’t know whether they’ll have to pay a portion of their health coverage, or even where the insurance will be coming from. 

4-wheeler, truck reported stolen

December 13, 2006 Police are investigating the theft of a four-wheeler Sunday night from a Desha residence and the theft of a pickup truck from Batesville Monday night.

Arrests made

December 13, 2006 A Newport woman was arrested on charges of shoplifting at a Batesville store Saturday morning after she reportedly could not provide receipts for merchandise in her shopping bag, according to sheriff&

Cowboy Church ready to break out of gate

December 13, 2006 SIDNEY — Enough interest was shown during an organizational meeting Monday in Sidney that a Cowboy Church will be formed in the area, Lance Hames, one of the organizers, said.

Judge hands down ‘not guilty’ decision

December 13, 2006 Not guilty. That was the decision rendered by Jackson County District Judge Barbara Griffin concerning a dispute that arose at a local car dealership after a customer claimed he was assaulted.

Jaycees show true meaning of Christmas

December 13, 2006 Lorrie McClure had wondered and worried about buying gifts for all the children enrolled in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Central Arkansas program.

News of Other Days

December 13, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 23, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO

Local school board members recognized

December 13, 2006 Three area school board members received awards from the Arkansas School Boards Association on Dec. 6 at the annual conference in Little Rock.