Shriners gear up for sales

March 1, 2007 Hank Rivers and his little, pungent army are hoping to fill more than 1,200 homes with the delightful aroma of onions by spring. 

Suicide attempt blamed on stress

February 28, 2007 A woman with a slashed wrist and a bloody razor blade nearby was found by a local convenience store clerk Monday afternoon after the clerk heard moaning coming from behind a locked door.

News of Other Days

February 28, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 10, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Budget approved, money sought

February 28, 2007 The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking an additional $10,000 from the Independence County Economic Development Foundation board, but wants to eventually become entirely self-sustaining wit

Midland hearing more good news

February 28, 2007 FLORAL — The last year has seemed like a roller coaster for the Midland School District, so it is understandable that some patrons are suspect of good news.

Council may nix park’s circle drive

February 28, 2007 Taking out the circle drive at Riverside Park and a new walking trail along Poke Bayou were among the discussion at Tuesday night’s Batesville City Council meeting.

Wanted by Izard County Sheriff

February 28, 2007 The following persons are wanted by the Izard County Sheriff’s Office. The misdemeanors warrants, valid as of 2-26-07, are listed by name, date of birth and city.