Local stone used for condominiums

July 26, 2006 LITTLE ROCK — Batesville visitors to downtown Little Rock may see something very familiar — a condominium construction project is using stone from McBride’s Quarry in Batesville.

Ashley Anderson crowned Miss Sharp County

July 26, 2006 ASH FLAT — Ashley Anderson of Cave City was crowned Miss Sharp County 2006 as the Sharp County Fair got under way Tuesday night. The fair continues through Saturday.

Bikers raise money, promote safe driving

July 26, 2006 Bikers from all over the state came together at Riverside Park Saturday afternoon to honor two of their own who died in motorcycle accidents in June.

News of Other Days

July 26, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 5, 1993. 95 Years Ago

Izard County deputies respond to suicide

July 25, 2006 MELBOURNE — Izard County deputies responded Saturday to an Oxford residence regarding an apparent suicide, according to Sheriff Tate Lawrence.

Changes planned for fall registration

July 25, 2006 Fall registration at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will be set-up a little different than it has been in the past, said college officials.

Lyon band to host free performance

July 25, 2006 More than 200 bagpipe bands from across the world will gather in Scotland this summer to compete for the World Championships, and area residents will soon get the chance to hear the music that Lyon Co

Winds blamed for damage

July 25, 2006 A brief but intense storm that rolled through Independence County late Friday afternoon caused damage and power outages across the county.