• Road in Sharp County closed

    ASH FLAT — Duncan Lane, north of Fools Creek in the Poughkeepsie area, closed this morning and will remain closed through Tuesday for road repair, said Sharp County Judge Larry Brown.

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  • Cushman council meets tonight

    CUSHMAN The Cushman City Council will meet at 6:30 tonight at city hall. Reports will be heard and current bills will be reviewed. Meetings are open to the public.

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  • District court budget tops agenda

    ASH FLAT — The Sharp County Quorum Court will meet at 6 tonight in the county courthouse in Ash Flat to consider amending the district court/district court probation budget, according to an agenda for the meeting. The court will also consider making an appointment to …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 30, 1992. 96 YEARS AGO An order of the court was made Wednesday which will enable the bondsmen of James Evans, former circuit and chancery clerk, to make settlement with the county and pay …

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  • WRAAA quarterly meeting slated

    White River Area Agency on Aging Inc. board of directors will hold its quarterly meeting at 10 a.m. Thursday at Eagle Mountain Assisted Living Center in Batesville.

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  • GAP to meet

    The Batesville School District Grandparents As Parents group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the resource room of the Early Learning and Enrichment Center, 1900 Lyon St. This meeting is for any relative who is helping raise a child in their care. Refreshments will …

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  • Burglars target Main Street store, take clothing

    Numerous articles of clothing seemed to be the main target for burglars Wednesday night when they hit Archie’s You Name It Shop at 151 Main St. in Batesville. Store owner Archie Owens of Mountain View told Deputy Randy Jones that when he arrived to open …

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  • Newark man wanted for sexual assault of child

    Tyler Freeman Already awaiting trial for sexual assault charges in White County, an 18-year-old Newark man is facing the same charges in Independence County, according to a court affidavit filed by Detective Mike Mundy. Mundy said that on June 3 Deputy Billy Crooms was dispatched …

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  • Stop questioned

    It’s a piece of advice 20-year-old Whitney Bell thought she’d never have to use but it very well might have saved her life Thursday night. When a white car behind her made the same turn at the Moorefield cutoff near Batesville at about 9 p.m. …

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  • Event planned

    HARDY — Music, tattoo contests, rodeo, a battle of the bands, water games and a motorcycle show are just some of the activities planned for those looking for adventure during the Spring River Rally July 3-7 at Hardy on the banks of the South Fork …

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  • Leaders take steps to clean up properties

    SULPHUR ROCK — City leaders at Sulphur Rock are putting an emphasis on cleaning up overgrown and unsightly properties, according to a report from the regular May town meeting. “Jesse Mead was present to address the council concerning his property on St. Charles Street,” Recorder-treasurer …

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  • One woman’s ‘Journey’

    SIDNEY –— Old hymns with a more contemporary beat can be found on the new “Journey” CD. Not the band Journey but rather the personal journey of one local woman. Karla Rush of Sidney said the idea for an album came about when she decided …

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