Football player snags shark

June 29, 2015 With a sudden jolt to his pole and line that began stripping off the reel at a frightening speed, 14-year-old Alex Neri of Batesville …

Money for orphanage

June 29, 2015 The Batesville class of 2015 recently raised $3,100 for an orphanage in South Africa. It was one of the largest donations …

Burglar call ends in arrest

June 29, 2015 A report of a man trying to break into a home in the 1000 block of Allen Chapel Road Wendesday night ended in …

Cedar Ridge board approves new hires

June 29, 2015 NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School Board presented Superintendent Dr. Ann Webb with a plaque of recognition for 33 years of service to …

Local schools in running for grant

June 29, 2015 ST. LOUIS — Two school districts in the Independence County area have been announced as finalists in this year’s America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education …

Road now open

June 29, 2015 STRAWBERRY — Milligan Campground Road, approximately one-half mile off Highway 230 near Strawberry, is now open following bridge repairs, Dan Melbourne, Sharp County …

ADEQ to hold hearing on mining permit

June 29, 2015 MELBOURNE — The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality will hold a public hearing on a permit for Spring Creek Materials Inc. to mine …

News of Other Days

June 29, 2015 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 23, 2003.