Children’s home idea tossed to city council

April 10, 2007 OIL TROUGH — The proposal to lease the old Oil Trough campus to a faith-based ministry that plans to use it as a children’s home were met with questions during a meeting Monday night at

Railroad workers nab youth

April 10, 2007 Local workers with the Missouri & Northern Arkansas Railroad say they interrupted a burglary in progress and caught a suspect at their office after returning from an early morning run today.

Possession of stolen chicken leads to arrest

April 9, 2007 Charges of residential burglary have been filed against a Desha man after he allegedly cut his way into a Batesville residence and stole food and electronic equipment, according to a circuit court aff

Thousands turn out for event

April 9, 2007 Once again, NASCAR fans from all over the country came to meet some of their favorite drivers this weekend at the third annual open house and fan appreciation day, at Mark Martin Ford Mercury in Bates

Guardsmen may do tour

April 9, 2007 NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Local Guardsmen may once again be heading for Iraq.

News of Other Days

April 9, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 19, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Chamber sets committees, seeks member participation

April 9, 2007 With a new president, new chairman and several new board members, the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce has renewed enthusiasm about its obligations and commitments to Batesville and the entire coun

Man arrested for hindering police officer

April 9, 2007 A Batesville man who allegedly wouldn’t let a deputy talk with witnesses to a fight was arrested Saturday, according to sheriff’s Deputy Joey Clark.