Lyon to welcome new students

July 30, 2007 Lyon College is rolling out the “red carpet” this week as it begins its 2007-08 academic year. The “Red Carpet Days,” slated for Aug. 17, will welcome new students.

Every area of fair shows growth

July 27, 2007 ASH FLAT — Emma Hyslip of Ash Flat was crowned Little Miss Sharp County as the Sharp County Fair continued Thursday, pageant director Sue Billiot said.

Main Street Batesville to relocate

July 27, 2007 Main Street Batesville hosted a reception at Elizabeth’s Restaurant Thursday night for the introduction of its new executive director, Bob Gerner.

King makes good on promise

July 27, 2007 PLEASANT PLAINS — A year after being taken over by the state, the Midland School District finished a school year in the black.

One Red Head’s story

July 27, 2007 JONESBORO — When Sandra Mann was in the seventh grade at Desha, the All American Red Heads came to town and put on a basketball show. 

Sex offender accused of assaulting 8-year-old

July 27, 2007 Less than a year after being released from a federal prison on child pornography charges, a Batesville man has been arrested on felony charges of sexual assault of an 8-year-old girl.

News of Other Days

July 27, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 8, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Judge rules no new trial

July 26, 2007 ASH FLAT ­— A woman convicted in the 2006 murder of a Cave City man was given another day in court — but not a new trial.

Legislators visit Batesville

July 26, 2007 State legislators spent Tuesday and Wednesday in Batesville focusing on various aspects of what the city and Independence County has to offer, according to Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce Presiden