Airport has Web site

March 31, 2006 The Batesville Regional Airport is now online.  The airport has a Web site,, designed and maintained by Ed Mabry, one of the airport commissioners.

Woman arrested for false reports

March 31, 2006 CAVE CITY — A 61-year-old woman was arrested just before 6 this morning for calling in a false alarm after having called in five false alarms Thursday, including a false report about Mark Martin

Fire may be arson

March 31, 2006 An explosion and fire that destroyed a mobile home, farm equipment and storage buildings is being investigated by the Independence County Sheriff’s Office as a possible arson.

Arrests made in narcotic distribution

March 31, 2006 MELBOURNE — Three male juveniles have been arrested for distribution of scheduled narcotics to other young juveniles, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence.

News of Other Days

March 31, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 9, 1993. 95 Years Ago

Inmates moved from prison after riot

March 30, 2006 CALICO ROCK — What began as an argument over “stolen coffee” erupted in a race riot this week between black and white inmates at the Northcentral Unit at Calico Rock.