Wrong way driver ends up in jail, not Jonesboro

January 9, 2008 A Batesville man who claimed he couldn't speak English was arrested on several traffic charges early this morning after allegedly driving the wrong way for several blocks on Main Street, a one-way s

College to host art exhibition

January 9, 2008 The best artwork from Lyon College students will be on display this month when the Kresge Gallery hosts the 5th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition.

Bank helps airport spread its wings

January 9, 2008 First Community Bank recently presented a $5,000 check to the Batesville Regional Airport to fulfill the bank's $25,000 pledge to the organization.

Nobles to retire

January 9, 2008 Claudia Nobles, Independence County circuit clerk, has announced she will not seek re-election and will retire, effective Dec. 31, 2008.

State, county probe death

January 9, 2008 A lot of unanswered questions surround the death of a Batesville man who died at his home of an undisclosed injury in the early morning hours of Jan. 1.

News of other day

January 8, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 18, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Man remains in jail on kidnapping case

January 8, 2008 ASH FLAT - During a docket day in Sharp County Circuit Court last week, Judge Harold Erwin denied a motion for bond reduction for a Williford man accused of attempted kidnapping, according to public