Aug 16 2001 by Jim Chlebak
Jim Shirrell, president of The Independence County Economic Development Foundation, told the Guard this morning he is resigning because he can no longer give the position the attention it deserves.
Aug 16 2001 by admin
A man wanted for murder in North Carolina was taken into custody this week by authorities in Izard County, according to Izard County Sheriff Joe Martz.
STRAWBERRY – Randy Scarbrough, superintendent of the River Valley School District, has announced classes for the 2001-02 school year will begin Monday.
The Lyon College Pipe Band finished second in its classification Saturday in the World Pipe Band Championship in Glasgow, Scotland, according to a news release.
EVENING SHADE – The Evening Shade School Board agreed Thursday to hire Cindy Armstrong as a second-grade teacher, said Superintendent Ron Taylor.
Aug 16 2001 by Chuck Ross
A local woman’s vehicle collided with a railroad locomotive at a Batesville crossing Wednesday.
The Independence County Local Emergency Planning Committee met Tuesday to prepare for its annual community emergency response drill scheduled for Sep.
POWHATAN – Lake Charles State Park will have a booth at the Lawrence County Fair in Imboden from 5-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, said Stan Starling, interpreter.
Aug 15 2001 by Angelia Roberts
With the exception of approving annexation of 25 acres into the city limits, last night’s Batesville City Council spent the meeting on giving a thumbs up to demolition of two-run down buildings and
Aug 15 2001 by admin
MOUNTAIN VIEW – A slide program, “Trees, Trails and Animals,” will be shown today at 8:30 p.m.
Aug 15 2001 by Andrea Bruner
Ashley Elizabeth Ketz of Batesville will represent Independence County at the Northeast Arkansas District Fair next month.
HEBER SPRINGS – The Carl Garner Visitor Center at the west end of Greers Ferry Dam will host an evening of Ozark storytelling and folk music beginning at 7 p.m.