Commission hears report, approves building permit

May 6, 2008 The Batesville Planning Commission learned Monday night that between April 1 and May 1, the city of Batesville issued permits to 12 locations within the city for remodeling, repairs and new constructi

Sheriff seeks another term

May 6, 2008 MELBOURNE - Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence has formally announced his candidacy for re-election as sheriff.

Kiwanis gives books, promotes reading

May 6, 2008 While the national motto of Kiwanis is "serving the children of the world," Batesville Kiwanians are doing their part to serve the children of the area.

News of Other Days

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

Friday storm damage reported

May 5, 2008 Most of Independence County dodged the bullet again when it came to severe weather Friday morning. The county encountered mostly heavy rain and strong wind gusts that caused only minor damage.

Sale nets $2,608

May 5, 2008 A benefit yard sale for the Independence County chapter of Habitat for Humanity, held at St.

Military honored

May 5, 2008 PLEASANT PLAINS - It was a news story about an anti-war protest against Marine recruiters in Berkeley, Calif., that made five area students want to do something at home to show support for those ser

Local residents report twister

May 5, 2008 If it wasn't officially a tornado, it was close enough for folks at Bethesda and Cedar Grove. And close enough to them, too.

News of Other Days

May 2, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 15, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO