Man stabbed

December 12, 2005 A Pleasant Plains man who was stabbed in the neck Friday evening is still hospitalized and in fair condition today, according to the Independence County Sheriff's Office.

Confession: Beaten, murdered for $85

December 12, 2005 CLINTON - Two men were arrested Friday and are expected to be charged with capital murder and aggravated robbery in connection with the death of 49-year-old Mark Owen, who split his time living at

Power struggle continues

December 9, 2005 NEWARK - While Cedar Ridge schools are safe from fiscal distress, the board and the superintendent are at odds over who has the final say when it comes to cutting jobs and programs.

Utility wants input on plant expansion

December 9, 2005 Much like the Batesville School District, the Batesville Utilities Commission is going to the public for advice on how to pay for facility expansion.

News of Other Days

December 9, 2005 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 18, 1992. 89 Years Ago

Treasure Hunter, Historian Author

December 9, 2005 Budd Alveshire of Batesville has been on the trail of Spanish treasure for a long time, but only recently began writing about treasure hunting and other subjects.

Ozark Folk Center sets 2006 schedule

December 9, 2005 Mountain View - The Ozark Folk Center State Park is offering its fifth Ozark Folk School next year on March 19-24, according to a news release.

Anthropology instructor retires

December 9, 2005 "I used to read the obituaries every day, but when I began to notice that the people who were in them were younger than me, I decided on two things.