Building to be used for senior citizens

September 19, 2007 CONCORD — During last week’s town council meeting, the aldermen set Oct. 5-7 as the date for the fall city-wide yard sale, Recorder-treasurer Jayne Pettit said.

Batesville schools monitor test scores

September 19, 2007 The Batesville School District is receiving high marks on standardized tests, but officials say it’s something they need to closely monitor.

News of Other Days

September 19, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 30, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Boards elected

September 19, 2007 The Midland School District has a school board.

Alert citizen foils burglary, two in custody

September 18, 2007 Two suspects are in custody and a third is being sought in the burglary of Cord-Charlotte Elementary of the Cedar Ridge School District in the early morning hours Sunday.

Thida man allegedly makes threats

September 18, 2007 Independence County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Darin Brewer said a Thida man threatened him and his family after he arrested the man on alcohol related charges.

Lyon College names award in honor of departing employee

September 18, 2007 After helping three Lyon College presidents and three interim presidents keep their lives running as smoothly as possible as the housekeeper at Bradley Manor, Betty Branscum is saying goodbye after mo

Wood seeks office

September 18, 2007 CHARLOTTE — Dennis Wood, a lifelong resident of Independence County, has announced his intention to run for sheriff in the upcoming Democratic Primary.

‘Giants’ slated

September 18, 2007 To reach more people with its ministry, one church took a unique approach. It has made two films, and a third is on the way.