Lyin’ my way to the truth

July 24, 2006 When I was a reporter for the Northwest Arkansas Times in Fayetteville, I met a self-proclaimed “hillbilly cowboy” named David Lynn Jones.

Changes in society

July 21, 2006 The new movie “Superman Returns” really brings home two big changes in American society in recent years — one for the better, one for the worse.

‘At Risk’ youth benefit

July 20, 2006 In case readers missed a small item on the sports pages in the July 12 edition of the Batesville Daily Guard, a group of north Sharp County businessmen are sponsoring a golf tournament at the Cherokee


July 19, 2006 Standing by Israel Dear editor: I would like to take a minute to comment on the situation that Israel is having to deal with and has had to deal with for many, many years.

Fair time again

July 18, 2006 The Independence County Fair opens today, and each year it is a wonderful venue to showcase the agriculture, art, livestock, baking skills, photography and other activities in our community.

Hot time in the city

July 17, 2006 It’s been hot lately. Extrememly hot. Saturday was no exception and as I roamed the streets of Batesville looking for feature photos something caught my eye.