Runaways caught hours after leaving

January 18, 2006 Three juvenile runaways from a Batesville youth center were caught around 1:30 Monday morning in a local park, just hours after leaving the center.

Spirit of Negro Leagues kept alive

January 18, 2006 Singer, filmmaker, lecturer and photographer Byron Motley extolled the virtues and importance of the Negro Baseball Leagues at Lyon College Tuesday night.

Southside woman hurt in Brock Mountain crash

January 18, 2006 Reaching into the floorboard to retrieve a fallen object almost cost a Southside woman her life Tuesday morning, according to Arkansas State Trooper David Jones.

Galloway to run

January 18, 2006 Bobby Galloway has announced his intentions to run for Independence County tax collector in the Democratic Primary.

Oxford man accused of raping child

January 17, 2006 MELBOURNE — An Oxford man has been charged with rape following an investigation into his activity with an 11-year-old girl, Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said.

Museum honors educator

January 17, 2006 Ninety-two-year-old Lela Honkonen and her late husband, Hugo, were honored Sunday at the Old Independence Regional Museum. 

Midland prays for school

January 17, 2006 PLEASANT PLAINS — The Midland community, torn by upheaval and unanswered questions, is bowing their heads. 

Chamber begins membership drive

January 17, 2006 The 2006 Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce membership drive will kick off Feb. 27 with no increase in membership fees.

News of Other Days

January 17, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 26, 1993. 89 Years Ago