News of Other Days

August 25, 2015 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 17, 2002.

ASU announces summer grads

August 25, 2015 JONESBORO — Nearly 800 candidates, representing 31 states and seven countries, were awarded diplomas during Arkansas State University’s 2015 summer commencement ceremony. Forty-three candidates graduated …

Two UACCB students awarded scholarships

August 25, 2015 Two University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville students have been awarded the Independence County Arkansas Alumni Chapter’s Scholarship to the University of Arkansas …

Southside officials sworn in

August 24, 2015 LITTLE ROCK — It was another first for the new city of Southside as its first elected officials were sworn in Friday morning …

Marijuana grow seized

August 24, 2015 MELBOURNE — A fight between two men on Friday resulted in the confiscation of a commercial marijuana grow operation, according to Izard County Sheriff …

Felon faces gun charge

August 24, 2015 With a history of six felony charges already against him, 34-year-old Thomas L. Winningham of Batesville is facing yet another, this time for …

Sheriff: Traffic stop yields drug find

August 24, 2015 MELBOURNE — An Evening Shade man accused of harassing his ex-girlfriend had to take a break once he was behind bars, according to a …

Argument at school leads to arrest

August 24, 2015 An argument on school grounds resulted in one going to jail because an order of protection was already in place. Independence County …

Online auction formed

August 24, 2015 The community is rallying behind a 5-year-old girl diagnosed with a rare brain tumor. Carrie Keeney, daughter of Alton and Carla (Hurst) Keeney, …