Chamber of commerce plans annual banquet

January 11, 2008 Dan Flowers, director of the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department, will be the keynote speaker at the 89th annual chamber awards banquet, according to a news release.

JPs meet with IESI

January 11, 2008 Five Independence County justices of the peace met with representatives from the company that leased the transfer station and the county judge Thursday morning.

New sales tax law diverting money

January 11, 2008 Local business owners are anticipating nothing but problems with Arkansas' new sales and use tax law, which went into effect Jan. 1. The law means a loss of revenue for the city of Batesville.

News of Other Days

January 10, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 20, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Izard County makes arrests

January 10, 2008 MELBOURNE - A late Saturday night traffic stop resulted in the arrest of a Mountain Home man on drug-related charges, Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said.

Wanted by Independence County Sheriff’s office

January 10, 2008 The following list of persons with active warrants is issued by the Independence County Sheriff's Office. Wanted persons are listed by their name, date of birth, city and number of warrants.

362 million gallons pumped in ’07

January 10, 2008 SOUTHSIDE - The Southside water system treated and pumped 362.6 million gallons of water in 2007, according to a year-end report given by Manager John Richardson to the Southside Public Water Author

Bryant appointed to commission

January 10, 2008 LITTLE ROCK - Steve Bryant of Batesville has been appointed to the state Ethics Commission by Sen. Jack Critcher of Batesville, the president pro tem of the Arkansas Senate.