Lyon music professor makes historic discovery

April 26, 2007 A landmark musical discovery made by a Lyon College professor last summer was announced April 20 to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the annual Bach Festival held at the college where he made his

News of Other Days

April 26, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 6, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Literacy boosted by horses

April 26, 2007 Imagine living in our world today without knowing how to read. According to statistics, in the United States alone it is estimated that up to 10 percent of children have learning disabilities.

RR body identified

April 26, 2007 The partially decomposed body of a man found along the Missouri-Pacific Railroad tracks east of the Poke Bayou Bridge in downtown Batesville in February has been identified, according to local authori

Woman strolling at 3 a.m. arrested in west Batesville

April 25, 2007 One of two women, wearing long black coats in 69 degree weather at 3 a.m., was arrested on an outstanding warrant after Independence County sheriff’s deputies thought the two looked suspicious.

City dispatch, officers discussed at meeting

April 25, 2007 The need for more police officers and the workload and office space issues in police dispatch were discussed at a meeting of the Interlocal Law Enforcement Committee meeting April 18.

Long-time Batesville jeweler remembered

April 25, 2007 He served President Kennedy barbecue, owned one of Batesville’s oldest businesses and was involved in the White River Water Carnival during its early years.

JPs give money to Cushman

April 25, 2007 The town of Cushman was the subject of a pair of Independence County Quorum Court committee meetings Tuesday night.