Residents were more prepared

April 11, 2008 CALICO ROCK - This time, they were more prepared. As the rain fell and the water rose, residents along the White River began moving to higher ground taking whatever they could salvage.

No plans to close bridge

April 11, 2008 With the White River at Batesville predicted to crest at 28 feet sometime Saturday morning, local officials began making emergency preparations early Thursday afternoon.

News of Other Days

April 10, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 21, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

County prepares for storm

April 10, 2008 Rescue boats are being checked for readiness, extra manpower is on standby and a close eye is being kept on weather radar screens and local river levels as emergency workers in Independence County get

Refinancing discussed

April 10, 2008 SOUTHSIDE - The Southside Public Water Authority board agreed Tuesday to allow bidders for refinancing its water treatment plant loan the option of withdrawing their bids or rebidding.

News of Other Days

April 9, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 20, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Stolen trucks recovered

April 9, 2008 The pursuit and arrest of a man in Newport by an Independence County deputy Tuesday may have solved three cases of auto theft in Batesville.

City council accepts bids for uniforms

April 9, 2008 With no new business on the agenda other than routine matters, the Batesville City Council accepted bids for a uniform provider and agreed to seek bids for a new lawn mower.