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.

News of Other Days

November 20, 2017 Editor’s note: News of Other Days is reprinted as is from the 1983 Guard. The newspaper cannot make present-day corrections to past news stories.   …

Crafty Quilters Club to meet

November 20, 2017 The Crafty Quilters Extension Homemakers Club will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Independence County Extension building, located at 1770 Myers St.