Commercial burglary reported

October 30, 2008 A Batesville business was burglarized sometime Tuesday night, with suspects taking some $9,000 in cash and checks made out to the company.

Students plant trees at elementary campus

October 30, 2008 CHARLOTTE - John Slater of the Arkansas Forestry Commission spoke about the different roles that trees play in the lives of people in the community at Cord-Charlotte Elementary School Monday.

Second inmate escapes

October 30, 2008 Another Independence County inmate has escaped - the second to do so in the last three weeks.

Mayor: Intersection too deadly

October 30, 2008 NEWARK - The intersection of Highway 69/122 in Newark is a deadly one, and Newark Mayor Randy Hendrix wants something done about it.

DTF make arrests

October 30, 2008 An investigation that begin earlier this year ended with arrest warrants being issued for 19 people in Independence County.

DA: Criminal charges possible in boy’s Uzi death

October 29, 2008 BOSTON (AP) - A prosecutor said Tuesday he is investigating whether criminal charges should be filed after an 8-year-old boy accidentally killed himself while firing an Uzi submachine gun at a gun f

Campus seems haunted after shooting

October 29, 2008 CONWAY (AP) - Police officers rushed through the campus of University of Central Arkansas, running toward a fight between two women at the student center.

News of other days

October 29, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 9, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Honor Rolls

October 29, 2008 Mount Pleasant Elementary