City may nix commission

March 21, 2007 The Batesville City Council has plans to abolish the city’s utilities commission, the Guard has learned.

Wanted by the Independence County Sheriff

March 21, 2007 The following list of persons with active warrants is issued by the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. Wanted persons are listed by their name, date of birth, city and number of warrants.

News of Other Days

March 20, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 30, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Insurance agency adds employees

March 20, 2007 Randy Reichardt Insurance Agency, located at 908 Sidney Street, has added three new customer service representatives to their staff.

Davidson to head Concord district

March 20, 2007 CONCORD — After getting the keys to his new office, meeting with school officials, preparing for a board meeting, reviewing financials and scheduling time for a meeting with an architect, maybe

Portfest announces entertainers

March 20, 2007 NEWPORT — Billy Currington, the Bellamy Brothers and Loverboy will be the featured performers at the 26th Annual Portfest “Rollin’ on the River” Festival on June 1-2.

Ministry seeks children’s site

March 20, 2007 NEWARK — A Christian residential home for abused, unwanted and neglected children may become a reality in Oil Trough. 

Morning wreck kills local man

March 20, 2007 A one-vehicle crash around 8:30 this morning claimed the life of a Batesville man after his pickup truck crashed into a deep ravine on Highway 167 north of Pleasant Plains.