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

Batesville, Southside head to court

July 27, 2006 In the continuing power struggle between Batesville and Southside, each side has filed motions in circuit court regarding Southside’s incorporation.

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.

News of Other Days

July 27, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 6, 1993. 95 Years Ago

Southside teams up with UACCB

July 27, 2006 Beginning next May, when Southside students graduate they will receive two things: Their diploma and a letter of acceptance to a local college.

Council agrees to traffic signs

July 26, 2006 Drivers speeding downtown may soon find themselves coming to a screeching halt, after the city puts up new stop signs on Main, Boswell and College. 

Local stone used for condominiums

July 26, 2006 LITTLE ROCK — Batesville visitors to downtown Little Rock may see something very familiar — a condominium construction project is using stone from McBride’s Quarry in Batesville.