Authorities ID Hardy bank robber

August 28, 2006 ASH FLAT — Authorities in Sharp County have positively identified the man they believe robbed the First Community Bank of Hardy on Aug. 8. 

News of Other Days

August 28, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 7, 1993. 95 YEARS AGO

No money for Wal-Mart

August 28, 2006 How sad to read the Guard’s report on page five last Thursday, August 24, that Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Arkansas marine fossils to be discussed

August 28, 2006 CHEROKEE VILLAGE — “Upper Cretaceous Marine Vertebrates of Arkansas” is the program at the Spring River Gem & Mineral Club meeting from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept.

Men armed with gun barge into local home

August 25, 2006 Two black men armed with a pistol who reportedly kicked open a door and invaded a Batesville home are being sought by Independence County authorities today.

Wreck injures 19-year-old

August 25, 2006 A side-impact and roll-over accident on Harrison Street sent a 19-year-old Batesville woman to the hospital Thursday afternoon.

Hutchinson dedicates county’s headquarters

August 25, 2006 Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson visited Batesville Wednesday to, among other things, help dedicate the new Independence County Republican Party headquarters.

Mission discussed

August 25, 2006 For years the Batesville Parks and Recreation Commission has done more advising than making actual decisions regarding the parks department. Now, that may change.