3 injured in weekend DWI crash

November 20, 2017 A two-vehicle crash in Desha sent three people to a local hospital Friday night. Independence County Sheriff’s Deputy Jordan Turner said the accident …

Local officers complete training course

November 20, 2017 A member of the Independence County Sheriff’s Office and three from the Batesville Police Department were among the 49 officers who successfully completed a …

Warrant issued in controlled drug buy

November 20, 2017 In a post-Miranda interview with drug enforcement agents, an Independence County woman has admitted to delivery of methamphetamine, according to a court affidavit filed …

Free holiday block party to be Tuesday

November 20, 2017 The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce announces a Business After Hours Holiday Block Party to take place on Tuesday beginning at 5 p.m. on …

Christmas memories sought

November 20, 2017 The Batesville Daily Guard is publishing its annual Seasons Greetings special section Dec. 22. Anyone wishing to share a special Christmas memory (no …

4-H members compete in event

November 20, 2017 SOUTHSIDE — Several Independence County 4-H’ers will be moving on to regional competition after the county Illustrated Talks and Demonstrations competition held on Nov.