Burglaries, thefts reported to county authorities

May 18, 2007 No forced entry was detected to the office of White River Materials at 8895 Cord Road Monday morning when employees arrived, but all the desks had been ransacked, a tool room door was open and money w

Unconscious couple in car jailed for drugs

May 18, 2007  Two people found unconscious in a running vehicle on Allen Chapel Road early this morning were arrested on drug charges after they reportedly admitted to taking drugs.

Lawsuit filed against pediatric doctor

May 18, 2007 A lawsuit against White River Medical Center, a former staff doctor and several other employees, has been filed in the Independence County Circuit Court.

Police car rammed during pursuit

May 18, 2007  A high speed police chase that started near downtown Batesville around 11:30 Thursday night ended when the fleeing car rammed an Evening Shade police car.

Two found in rubble

May 18, 2007 HORSESHOE BEND — Two bodies and the charred remains of a dog were discovered by police and firefighters after a fire of undetermined source burned a house to the ground early this morning.&nb

News of Other Days

May 18, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 31, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Richardson remembered at service

May 17, 2007 ASH FLAT — Leah and Greg Richardson were only 3 and 5 years old when their father was killed in the line of duty.  

Burglary prevention, personal safety tips given

May 17, 2007 ASH FLAT ­— Burglars break into a house every 11 seconds in the South, which has the highest volume of burglaries in the nation, Arkansas Farm Bureau safety coordinator Jennifer Victory told