• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 26, 1993.

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  • Fish, chicken dinner set

    HUTCHINSON MOUNTAIN — The Hutchinson Mountain Community Center will host a fish and chicken dinner from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday. The all-you-can-eat buffet with drink and dessert is $10 for those 12 and older and free for those younger than 11. Takeouts are available …

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  • Ladies Guild seeks donations for Rummage-O-Rama

    HORSESHOE BEND — A Rummage-O-Rama will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 13 at the church hall of St. Mary of the Mount Catholic Church in Horseshoe Bend. The event is sponsored by the Ladies Guild and is held in conjunction with …

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  • Weekend Events

    Upcoming weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, April 5 – Sunday, April 7, 2013.

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  • 1 dead, 1 critically injured in Bald Knob shooting

    BALD KNOB (AP) — Authorities in White County say one person is dead and another critically injured after a double shooting in Bald Knob. The White County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to a shots fired call at about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday at a home …

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  • Board to hear water main update

    SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Public Water Authority board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the authority’s office at 1401 Batesville Blvd. to hear reports and hear an update on a water main extension, said Manager John Richardson. Bids will also be opened on a …

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  • Kiwanis Club to expand

    Following initiatives established by the Kiwanis International to combat declining memberships in local clubs across the country, the Batesville Kiwanis Club voted unanimously Friday to adopt a policy for the operation of a satellite club in the Batesville area. “A club satellite will allow community …

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  • Abduction scare unfounded

    There was no danger. A report of a possible attempted child abduction at Southside Monday afternoon sent several officers from the Independence County Sheriff’s Department to a McHue Road address around 5 p.m. in search of a suspect. In a press release Tuesday afternoon lead …

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  • Two jailed in disturbance

    One man’s ranting in a public street ended with two men going to jail Tuesday night. Deputy Jesse Wilson with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office said he was dispatched to a residence in the 200 block of Dry Run Circle around 9 p.m. where callers …

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  • Southside discusses disaster planning

    SOUTHSIDE — It was a class project that got the attention of members of the Southside School Board when it recently met. Civics students Alexus Webb, Shayla Thorne and Shaina Shepherd shared their presentation, “The State of the School Address,” in which they provided information …

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  • Seat belt violation leads to drug arrest

    While on routine patrol in the Southside area of McHue and Brushy roads Monday morning, Independence County Deputy James Wood said he observed a maroon Ford Expedition occupied by two people not wearing their seat belts. Wood said he stopped the vehicle on Brushy Road …

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  • Alleged forger arrested

    WALNUT RIDGE — Lawrence County Sheriff’s officers arrested 27-year-old Kellie Kemp of Imboden on Monday for theft of property and forgery, said Sheriff Jody Dotson. “The arrest stems from an Imboden resident reporting that their checkbook had been taken and several checks had been forged …

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