Trash fee proposed

June 6, 2008 Residents in Independence County may soon be paying a fee to have their garbage picked up.

Planners schedule second meeting

June 6, 2008 Mayor Rick Elumbaugh and Batesville Planning Commission chairwoman Carma Osborn jointly announce plans for the second major public design session for the city's new comprehensive plan.

Weight-loss battle, three months later

June 6, 2008 MELBOURNE - Forty-seven pounds lighter and much healthier, the Lap-Band procedure is something Judy Walker wishes she had done years ago.

News of Other Days

June 5, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 16, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Wanted – Independence Country S.O.

June 5, 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.

Automotive graduates attain success

June 5, 2008 Melbourne - Two graduates of the Automotive Service Technology Program at Ozarka College, Greg Taylor and Justin Trewyn, are working in their field at a local dealership.

Dispute over family dog ends in one going to jail

June 5, 2008 A Batesville man was arrested Tuesday evening after he allegedly got drunk and tried to kick in the door of his ex-wife's residence, according to Independence County Deputy Dee McFatter.

Bogus check reported

June 5, 2008 Just cash the check for $4,850 and the rest of the $200,000 would be sent to her.

Family & Friends Briefs

June 5, 2008 Reunion to be held The annual Blevins Family reunion will be held Saturday at the Violet Hill Elementary School. Potluck lunch will be served at noon. An auction will be held after lunch.