Rural firefighters kept busy

March 19, 2007 Two rural Independence County fire departments were called out to fight blazes within an hour of each other Friday afternoon.

Student injured in rollover accident

March 19, 2007 Speed is believed to be a contributing factor in a rollover accident that injured a Batesville High School student on her way to school this morning. 

Ad staff honored

March 19, 2007 LITTLE ROCK — The Batesville Daily Guard’s advertising department won its share of awards in the 2007 Arkansas Press Association contest, including the coveted Sweepstakes Award.

Charges filed against couple

March 16, 2007 A Batesville couple involved in a domestic disturbance involving a small child have been formally charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, according to court documents filed in Ind

Diving with purpose

March 16, 2007 Fumbling with numb fingers among the tangled roots of a submerged tree in 15 feet of muddy water, a scuba diver feels a sudden cold trickle down his spine. 

News of Other Days

March 15, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 25, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Building offered to Concord

March 15, 2007 CONCORD — The Concord Town Council on Monday turned down an offer of an unused building and the property it sits on because it makes more sense for the fire department to accept it, Recorder-tre