Officers respond to domestic violence incidents

April 25, 2007 MELBOURNE — The Izard County Sheriff’s Office has been busy lately, including arresting a Mountain View man Saturday who was in a fight with a family member near the White River bridge at

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.

Chamber eyes ACE status

April 24, 2007 Batesville and Independence County must come together to pursue the economic development they desire, Jonah Shumate, president and chief executive officer of the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, t

Dog offers therapy, love

April 24, 2007 He was a dog that nobody wanted, a “misfit” who had been abandoned by the family that promised to love and care for him.

Kerr sentenced in child sex case

April 24, 2007 MELBOURNE — A Franklin man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after entering a plea agreement to sexual crimes committed against children.

News of Other Days

April 24, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 4, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Body found in carport

April 23, 2007 A west Batesville man was found dead in his neighbors’ carport Friday afternoon, according to Deputy Stacy Wright with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.