Body sent to state crime lab for cause of death

July 7, 2008 A 20-year-old Batesville man died shortly after arriving at the emergency room Friday night and his body has been sent to the state medical examiner to determine the cause of death.

Burglars hit theater, clean up at box office

July 7, 2008 Burglars caused extensive damage to the Oaks 7 Cinema building as they busted in walls to gain entry to the building and an office in their quest to get to a safe Saturday night.

Farmer has close call in grain bin

July 7, 2008 Being trapped up to his shoulders in loose corn in a grain bin for nearly an hour didn't dampen the spirits of Gary Tucker.

News of other days

July 3, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 17, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

ASU awards scholarships

July 3, 2008 JONESBORO - Four area students have accepted scholarships to attend Arkansas State University this fall.

Ozarka culinary student prevails at national level

July 3, 2008 Melbourne - Three culinary arts students from Ozarka College competed at the national level SkillsUSA Conference in Kansas City, and one brought home a bronze medal from the competition.

Sharp County Fair accepting entries

July 3, 2008 ASH FLAT - Entries are now being accepted for commercial booths for the Sharp County Fair, which is scheduled for July 29-Aug. 2, fair board secretary Nancy Orr said.

Fine to be enforced at Row Lake

July 3, 2008 By Tony McGuffey Guard Staff Writer Built in the late 1950s, and intended to be a place for parents to take their children to fish, Row Lake is now a popular fishing lake for people of all ages.

Local Girl Scouts receive top honors

July 3, 2008 Honoring the Girl Scout mission to "build girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place," the Girl Scouts of Crowley's Ridge Council recently hosted its annual Gir