Explosion causes injuries, expenses

September 26, 2008 Johnny Roberts couldn't wait to touch base with his friend who had been gone for more than a month working relief following the Gulf hurricanes.

‘Demon rum’ taken off ballot

September 26, 2008 ASH FLAT - When District Judge Phil Smith handed down his ruling Thursday saying the wet-dry issue in Sharp County should be stricken from the November ballot, Batesville attorney David Blair was th

BREAKING NEWS: Sharp County Wet-Dry Issue

September 25, 2008 A ruling issued this afternoon by Circuit Judge Phil Smith has ordered the wet-dry issue stricken from the Sharp County November ballot. See Friday's Batesville Daily Guard for full story.

Sports Briefs

September 25, 2008 Cycling NEW YORK (AP) - Lance Armstrong won his first seven Tour de France titles with Johan Bruyneel as his team director. No way would he try for No. 8 without him.

News of other days

September 25, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 6, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Woman who fled prison in 1976 draws probation

September 25, 2008 DETROIT (AP) - A California woman who escaped from a Michigan prison 32 years ago and lived on the lam as a suburban mother was sentenced to probation Wednesday, five months after her capture.