Area Briefs

June 26, 2008 Jonesboro to get 120 jobs JONESBORO (AP) - A Virginia-based company says it will build a call center in Jonesboro, creating 120 jobs.

Fake $100 bill leads to arrest

June 26, 2008 Possession of a fake $100 bill, a glass smoking pipe and marijuana, as well as being armed with a police baton and "attitude," led to a Batesville woman going to jail Friday afternoon, according t

Demolition bids to be considered

June 26, 2008 CAVE CITY - The Cave City School Board will consider bids for the demolition of two buildings and for site preparation work on a multi-purpose field when it meets at 7 p.m.

News of other days

June 25, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 7, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Thefts reported

June 25, 2008 The Independence County Sheriff's Office says a number of thefts have occurred in the last few days.

Arson suspected in Boggs St. fire

June 25, 2008 Police and fire officials say they are investigating a suspicious fire that destroyed a west Batesville residence Sunday morning.

While it’s small is time to spray brush

June 25, 2008 Now is a good time to spray brush along fence rows and in pastures. Cattle producers often procrastinate about brush control, making the problem worse.