JPs approve new sanitation trucks

April 10, 2007 The Independence County Quorum Court approved a measure Monday night that will allow Independence County Judge Bill Hicks to purchase new sanitation trucks.

McClures to host open house

April 10, 2007 Editor’s note: This is the third in a series about the Batesville Preservation Association Tour of Homes, set for 2 to 5 p.m. April 22.   

Children’s home idea tossed to city council

April 10, 2007 OIL TROUGH — The proposal to lease the old Oil Trough campus to a faith-based ministry that plans to use it as a children’s home were met with questions during a meeting Monday night at

Railroad workers nab youth

April 10, 2007 Local workers with the Missouri & Northern Arkansas Railroad say they interrupted a burglary in progress and caught a suspect at their office after returning from an early morning run today.

Sharp joins Independence County suit

April 10, 2007 ASH FLAT — The Sharp County Quorum Court voted Monday to join a class action lawsuit against a pair of pharmaceutical giants and some distributors of ephedrine and pseudoephedrine.

Guardsmen may do tour

April 9, 2007 NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Local Guardsmen may once again be heading for Iraq.

News of Other Days

April 9, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 19, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Chamber sets committees, seeks member participation

April 9, 2007 With a new president, new chairman and several new board members, the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce has renewed enthusiasm about its obligations and commitments to Batesville and the entire coun