Board meeting canceled

July 14, 2015 BETHESDA — The July board meeting of the Bethesda Volunteer Fire Department will not be held due to illness. The next regularly-scheduled meeting …

News of Other Days

July 14, 2015 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 6, 2003.

Carroll’s sons give K-9 to BPD

July 13, 2015 It was just another day on the job for Diesel, Batesville Police Department’s K-9. The 4-year-old German shepherd sat obediently at Chief Alan Cockrill’s …

Stolen flip-flops lead to arrest

July 13, 2015 A 44-year-old Batesville man who told police that the three pairs of flip-flops he had down his shorts were for a girl now faces …

Bank assists youth livestock program

July 13, 2015 First Community Bank has made an annual $2,500 contribution through the Independence County 4-H Foundation to help area youth defray expenses in raising livestock, …