No tags, insurance leads to drug arrest

April 30, 2015 What Andrew Allender didn’t have got him stopped by police. What he did have got him arrested. Independence County Sheriff’s Deputy Phillip Pickett …

2014 economic report now available

April 30, 2015 The report is in. First Community Bank Chairman and CEO Dale Cole recently presented the 2014 economic report to the Batesville Area Chamber …

March for Babies is Saturday

April 30, 2015 SOUTHSIDE — Independence County’s annual March for Babies walk will be held Saturday at the Southside High School track. This year’s theme is “Preemie …

Guard seeks info for Progress

April 30, 2015 The Batesville Daily Guard will again publish its Progress edition this summer. The edition is published every five years and offers updates made …

Common Core panel to seek local opinions

April 30, 2015 Should the state continue, discontinue or modify the Common Core State Standards in Arkansas public schools? On June 9, citizens will be able …

Weekend Events

April 30, 2015 Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, May 1 - Sunday, May 3, 2015.

BHS plans impact for mini relay

April 30, 2015 Batesville High School students involved in the organization, Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) are working to raise money for this year’s Mini Relay for …