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.

VP to retire

June 17, 2005 MELBOURNE - Linda Morgan is retiring from Ozarka College in Melbourne, President Doug Rush announced Monday.

WRMC gets new telephone prefix

June 17, 2005 Beginning Monday, White River Medical Center will be using a new telephone prefix, hospital officials have announced.

News of Other Days

June 17, 2005 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 24, 1992. 89 Years Ago

Drug ring bust nets one arrest

June 17, 2005 A former Batesville High School basketball star, now described as a major player in an interstate drug ring with possible ties to Mexico, has been arrested in Batesville.

Franks to celebrate 88th birthday

June 17, 2005 MOUNT PLEASANT - Ionese Edmondson Burks Franks of Mount Pleasant will celebrate her 88th birthday Saturday with family and friends.