Skinner recognized

May 2, 2007 In observance of Law Week April 30-May 4, Legal Aid of Arkansas has announced the Outstanding Volunteer Attorney of the Year Awards. Independence County attorney J.T.

Welfare check leads to mother’s arrest

May 1, 2007 MELBOURNE — A welfare check on minors at a Melbourne residence on Friday led to the arrest of the mother and the youths being placed in the custody of the Department of Human Services, according

News of Other Days

May 1, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 11, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Reaching new heights: New truck arrives

May 1, 2007 It’s better than Christmas, said Batesville Assistant Fire Chief Brent Gleghorn. “It’s like Christmas with a truckload of ice cream.”

North to Alaska

May 1, 2007 At the top of the world is an icy land, barren, flat and isolated. No roads lead in or out, and barges can only bring in goods at a certain time of the year.