Sheriff warns of scam

June 21, 2005 An annual summer scam operation may be moving back into the area, according to Independence County Sheriff Keith Bowers.

Reynolds retires

June 20, 2005 Kathleen Reynolds has spent the last 14 years keeping opportunities open for those who otherwise wouldn't pursue them.

Guard wins awards

June 20, 2005 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The Batesville Daily Guard took home several awards in the 2005 Arkansas Press Association contest, announced Friday at the summer convention.

Meth lab explosion kills man

June 20, 2005 A methamphetamine lab near Thida exploded over the weekend, resulting in the death of a man who suffered a concussion and breathed in toxic fumes, according to authorities.