Local soldier to appear on CNN

February 23, 2007 A local soldier will be among those featured on tonight’s broadcast of “Anderson Cooper 360” discussing a coffeehouse on a military base in Iraq. 

Alex’s World

February 23, 2007 MELBOURNE — The 13 portraits of 4-year-old Alex Bennett that line the hallway of his mother Mandi’s small apartment stop smiling as they near his bedroom.

Arrest made for identity fraud, forgery

February 22, 2007 Police hope the arrest of a Batesville woman who reportedly admitted to stealing identities and getting credit cards will close some cases for them.

Two jailed for domestic violence

February 22, 2007  An argument that led to a full fledged fight between a couple Tuesday night resulted in both going to jail.

Baby death believed to be sids

February 22, 2007 A 6-month-old baby girl was rushed to the White River Medical Center early this morning where she was pronounced dead by Independence County Coroner Hardy Willis, according to a report from the Indepe

Hardy businessman to head group

February 22, 2007 ASH FLAT — Greg Bess of Hardy was elected president of the Sharp County Economic Development Committee during Wednesday’s organizational meeting, Cyril Bertram, who was elected secretary,

Berry speaks with constituants

February 22, 2007 The price of war, ties with foreign countries, technology and border patroling were some of the topics broached Monday during a round table discussion with Rep. Marion Berry.

Leger wins spelling bee

February 22, 2007 CHARLOTTE — As the words got harder, some students — stung by the “bee” — stammered, winced or cried, while one even stomped his feet. 

News of Other Days

February 22, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 4, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Thieves hit parked cars

February 22, 2007  Cars in church parking lots and other unattended areas in Batesville were targeted by thieves breaking in and stealing purses and other items Sunday morning, afternoon and evening, according to