Boy dies in rescue attempt; man still missing

September 25, 2006 HARDY — A 16-year-old father died while trying to rescue others after flood waters ravaged a campground along the Spring River near Hardy over the weekend. 

Overcoming diversity

September 22, 2006 NEW YORK CITY — Rosie Eugene feels good about the path her life has taken since leaving Batesville as a child. 

News of Other Days

September 22, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 4, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO

Driver of car arrested for drugs

September 22, 2006 In addition to allegedly leaving the scene of an accident, a driver is also facing drug charges, according to Deputy Jonathan Brown of the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.

Historical markers to be dedicated Saturday

September 22, 2006 POCAHONTAS — The North East Arkansas Civil War Heritage Trails Committee, Col. Robert G. Shaver Camp #1655, Sons of Confederate Veterans and the Gen. James F.

Business destroyed by fire

September 22, 2006 MELBOURNE — A Melbourne restaurant burned to the ground Thursday night during a storm and was still smoldering at 8 this morning.

Home destroyed by fire

September 22, 2006 Lightning is suspected of starting a fire that destroyed a home at 187 Rosewood Road early this morning.

Suspect in wire theft caught on tape

September 21, 2006 Townsends of Arkansas officials say they have a video tape of a man allegedly stealing some 6,000 feet of copper wire from the company.

Banking scam aimed at elderly

September 21, 2006 A new scam is being worked in the Independence County area, according to the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.