Utility budget discussed

December 12, 2007 It’s budgets, budgets and more budgets this time of year for the Batesville City Council.

Insurance bids reviewed

December 12, 2007 Batesville city employees may soon begin to pay for a portion of their insurance coverage.

Couple killed in accident

December 12, 2007 Friends and family begin receiving calls around 10 p.m. Tuesday night notifying them that Dustin Carpenter and his wife, Sarah, were killed in an accident. 

News of Other Days

December 11, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 21, 1994.73 YEARS AGO

School removed from list

December 11, 2007 SOUTHSIDE — Christmas has come early in the Southside School District.Its gift is in the form of a mistake.

CRHS tackles Angel Tree project

December 11, 2007 NEWARK — Cedar Ridge High School Counselor Dana Manuel was less than thrilled when the school superintendent asked her to help with a new “Angel Tree” project.

Students shop for others

December 11, 2007 As usual this time of year the toy aisles at Wal-Mart are full of children.

Budget trashed

December 11, 2007 The Independence County Quorum Court failed to pass a 2008 budget, because it voted down a measure that would have adopted a $96 yearly fee to pay for solid waste pickup.

Friends remember children during candlelight ceremony

December 10, 2007 Candles were lit and tears were shed, but the glow from the annual Candlelighting and Memorial Tree Decorating Service will stay with bereaved family members who were there to honor the memory of thei

Meetings cost county thousands for JP pay

December 10, 2007 While Independence County has been facing a budget shortfall since close to April, the justices of the peace have accrued approximately $13,666.43 total for 13 committee meetings and two regular month