January 13, 2006 Musical bow design had not changed for some 350-400 years — that is, until Ed Wilcox of Batesville came along.

SWAT conducts first airport drill

January 13, 2006 A surprise training exercise at the Batesville Regional Airport Thursday night spawned a flood of phone calls to local authorities. 

News of Other Days

January 13, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 22, 1993. 90 Years Ago

New driveway proposed

January 12, 2006 Turning left onto Harrison Street can be a nightmare, and now a local business has proposed a driveway coming off a side street. 

News of Other Days

January 12, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 21, 1993. 90 Years Ago

State to provide short-term Medicare relief

January 12, 2006 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Gov. Mike Huckabee says problems with the new Medicare drug program that went into effect at the first of the year justify his declaration of a public health emergency.

Safety law to be enforced in 2006

January 12, 2006 Improper passing of a police officer on a traffic stop could get Arkansas motorists a hefty fine and jail time under state traffic statute 27-51-310. 

Earls to be speaker at Dr. King celebration

January 12, 2006 The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Celebration will be Sunday at 6 p.m. at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, located at the corner of Ninth and Oak streets.