New ice cream flavor to debut

March 6, 2006 Free samples of the long awaited Yarnell’s new Main Street Arkansas ice cream will be given out at Citizens Bank’s Main bank location, downtown Batesville, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Group to restore locomotive

March 6, 2006 The little locomotive at Riverside Park is something of a landmark but has suffered years of abuse and weathering.

News of Other Days

March 6, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 15, 1993. 95 Years Ago

Lyon fraternity helping at-risk youth

March 6, 2006 Lyon College’s chapter of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity is reaching out to some young people who could use a few good friends.

Cutting torch blamed for fire

March 3, 2006 A salvage yard fire destroyed trailers and burned several old tires in Southside Thursday morning. 

Arson, Thefts reported

March 3, 2006 Two more cases of theft and an arson have been handed over to investigators of the Independence County Sheriff’s Office:

Cash seeks re-election

March 3, 2006 Bill Cash, of 1692 Hill St., Batesville, is seeking re-election to the position of justice of the peace for District 9 of the Independence County Quorum Court in the May Democratic primary.