Woman arrested in escape

February 9, 2016 MONTICELLO (AP) — Dallas County sheriff’s deputies have arrested a 32-year-old woman in connection to the escape of an inmate from the Dallas County …

BAAC to offer couples’ painting class

February 9, 2016 The Batesville Area Arts Council’s Gallery on Main will host a Valentine’s Day-themed Paint Night for couples from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at …

News of Other Days

February 9, 2016 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 22, 2002.

Bird feeders to be built

February 9, 2016 JONESBORO — A free Valentine bird feeder workshop will be held from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Forrest L. Wood Crowley’s Ridge Nature …

Former AG becomes DC lawyer

February 9, 2016 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Former Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has been sworn in as a lawyer in Washington and will also begin lobbying lawmakers …

Wyatt ‘ran a tight ship’

February 8, 2016 Gravy. It was a subject Wayne Wyatt took seriously. “The pictures of him we’ve had on Facebook were from opening day,” son Mark …

Spartan Mowers owners report harassment

February 8, 2016 Business owners, along with a state senator, are targets of an anonymous Twitter account that is using their company’s name and fake photos to …

Man accused of child sex charges

February 8, 2016 Melvin Butgereit MELBOURNE — A Horseshoe Bend man accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with a girl under …