Man reportedly dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound

August 28, 2006 After talking with a friend about the troubles he had been through, an Independence County man reportedly killed himself when he picked up a friend’s pistol and shot himself in the head early Sa

Payne arrested by Stone County authorities

August 28, 2006 A man who slipped past police officers during a standoff Thursday morning was scheduled to appear in circuit court today following his arrest in Stone County over the weekend.

Wray to serve as 2007 guest faculty member

August 28, 2006 A Lyon College professor well known for her expertise in the work of Flannery O’Connor will be sharing her knowledge with 25 other college faculty members from across the U.S. in July 2007.

Authorities ID Hardy bank robber

August 28, 2006 ASH FLAT — Authorities in Sharp County have positively identified the man they believe robbed the First Community Bank of Hardy on Aug. 8. 

News of Other Days

August 28, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 7, 1993. 95 YEARS AGO

No money for Wal-Mart

August 28, 2006 How sad to read the Guard’s report on page five last Thursday, August 24, that Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Arkansas marine fossils to be discussed

August 28, 2006 CHEROKEE VILLAGE — “Upper Cretaceous Marine Vertebrates of Arkansas” is the program at the Spring River Gem & Mineral Club meeting from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept.

Roger Bennett Homecoming set

August 28, 2006 Roger Bennett and his Southern Gospel group, Legacy Five, will appear in concert in the Roger Bennett Homecoming at 7 p.m. Oct.

Men armed with gun barge into local home

August 25, 2006 Two black men armed with a pistol who reportedly kicked open a door and invaded a Batesville home are being sought by Independence County authorities today.