Batesville celebrates recognition

January 29, 2008 Batesville Superintendent Ted Hall announced plans to dedicate a day in celebration for Batesville High, recently listed among the top 100 American schools by U.S. News World Report.

Midland schools to close Wednesday for funeral

January 29, 2008 PLEASANT PLAINS - Midland High School senior Tyler Lewis was an accomplished student who had a promising future that was cut short, Superintendent Lynn Roe King said this morning.

Mayor shares vision for future

January 29, 2008 Moving Batesville forward and planning for the future will have to be a community effort, according to Mayor Rick Elumbaugh.

Longtime employee retires

January 29, 2008 For 27 years, Mary Evans has rarely strayed from her meticulously thought-out routine.

$100,000 bond set for teens

January 29, 2008 Two Independence County teens have been formally charged for their alleged part in several recent burglaries of homes and businesses, according to a court affidavit filed by the Independence County Sh

Mad tree farmer takes on Congress

January 29, 2008 Local tree farmer and forestry leader Ron Bell is mad - so mad that he's leading a charge to try to change legislation that he says is detrimental to forest landowners across the U.S.

News of Other Days

January 28, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 7, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Wanted by the Independence County Sheriff

January 28, 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.