Test scores up

July 13, 2006 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Scores by Arkansas students on this year’s standardized tests were the highest yet, and one local school has been recognized for having the highest scoring students in t

Juvenile charged in school break-in

July 13, 2006 A 17-year-old Independence County boy is in custody following an investigation into the burglary of Cushman school Tuesday night.

Committee to promote market

July 13, 2006 In the evening, Fitzhugh Park is bustling with the crack of a baseball or tee-ball bat connecting with the ball, cheers from the dugouts and the aroma of popcorn in the air — but the daytime bel

Residents post signs

July 13, 2006 Fearing for the safety of their children, Lee and Chrissy Mourer of College Ave. are just one of several families to post a homemade speed limit sign in the downtown Batesville area.  

Southside to hold public meeting

July 13, 2006 SOUTHSIDE — If Southside incorporates, some residents are hoping to create a first-class city rather than just a town.

News of Other Days

July 13, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 23, 1993. 95 Years Ago

Wanted Independence Co. S.O.

July 12, 2006 The following list of persons with active warrants is issued by the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. Wanted persons are listed by their name, date of birth, city and number of warrants.

County approves $5,000 for mapping

July 12, 2006 MELBOURNE — The justices of the peace approved up to $5,000 to pay for a Dardanelle firm to assist Izard County with its geographic information system.

News of Other Days

July 12, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 22, 1993. 95 Years Ago

Fees to increase

July 12, 2006 SOUTHSIDE — Some user fees and charges in the Southside water system will increase as the result of action by the public water authority’s board Monday.