Wanted By Independence County Sheriff

February 21, 2008 The following list of persons with active warrants is issued by the Independence County Sheriff's Office. Wanted persons are listed by their name, date of birth, city and number of warrants.

Chamber discusses plans for banquet

February 21, 2008 Plans for the 89th annual Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce awards banquet are under way and ticket sales are good, according to president Jonah Shumate.

Matthews announces

February 21, 2008 Douglas Matthews of Batesville has announced he will be a candidate for re-election for the position of Ward 2, Position 2 on the Batesville City Council.

The making of Arkansas Cane

February 21, 2008 FRYATT - With a stout walking stick in hand, a hiker uses it for leverage to go up and over the last boulder blocking an incredible view of the mighty Yellowstone River below.

News of Other Days

February 20, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 2, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Economic developer gives pointers to Rotary

February 20, 2008 Batesville is refocusing on attracting retail and industry into the city, and with Marion being similar in many ways including population, its director of economic development, Kay Brockwell, shared i

Scrappers work

February 20, 2008 Two Batesville residents are under investigation for allegedly stealing metal from a local school and a railroad yard to sell for scrap.

Four arrested for drugs

February 20, 2008 SEARCY - White County sheriff's investigators made four drug arrests in three days, Cpl. Greg Coney said.