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 21, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 3, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Wetzel places first

February 21, 2007 MELBOURNE — Olevia Wetzel, an eighth-grader at Mount Pleasant High School, won first place at the Izard County Spelling Bee, which was held Feb. 13 at the John E.

Police remain close-mouthed about funeral home shooting

February 21, 2007 HEBER SPRINGS — Two Olmstead family members were wounded by a firearm as they struggled during a fight at the funeral home they own in Heber Springs on Saturday morning, Police Chief David Smith

Wildlife officer finds stolen vehicle

February 21, 2007 While looking for possible illegal fishing activities in the southeastern part of Independence County, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Wildlife Officer Ryan Nast found more than he expected.

Aviation program on hold

February 21, 2007 A proposed aviation maintenance agreement has been temporarily put on hold, according to officials at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville.

Board spies on school buses

February 21, 2007 Danny James watches 22 green triangles ratchet across his computer screen every school morning and afternoon.