2 killed in separate fires

January 5, 2016 MONETTE (AP) — Two people were killed in separate fires on Sunday, according to authorities. Marvin Riggs, 63, of Monette was found dead …

Flooding victim recovered

January 5, 2016 NEWCASTLE (AP) — Emergency workers have recovered the body of a man swept into floodwaters while riding an all-terrain vehicle in St. Francis County.

Izard historians to hear Roger Harvell

January 5, 2016 Brockwell — The Izard County Historical and Genealogical Society will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Izard County Senior Center south of Brockwell …

News of Other Days

January 5, 2016 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 26, 1997.

32nd annual memorial service planned

January 5, 2016 LITTLE ROCK — The 32nd Annual Sons of Confederate Veterans David O. Dodd Memorial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mount Holly …

City progress includes BPD, wastewater, rec

January 4, 2016 On the upside in 2015, the city of Batesville formed a new police department, acquired the historic Barnett Building, put its new wastewater treatment plant …