Hardy officials ask for warning system

January 31, 2007 HARDY — Two flood-related deaths in the Spring River area in September prompted Hardy city officials to ask two federal agencies for development of an early flood warning system.

Fire department to update

January 31, 2007 Starting Monday, the Batesville Fire Department will visit businesses to update its preplanning and risk management program, Fire Chief Danny Russell said.

Media event slated

January 31, 2007 In an effort to increase tourism, an “All About Arkansas Regional Media Day” is scheduled for March 28, and Batesville area organizations will play a large role in attracting journalists t

Voices unheard

January 31, 2007 “Not in the best interest of the government.”

Garbage rates increased by $2

January 31, 2007 Rising costs have strained the city of Batesville’s budget, and Tuesday night the city council raised garbage rates to help meet those costs, effective March 1.

News of Other Days

January 31, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 10, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

New mayor gives report

January 30, 2007 His first 30 days in office, Mayor Rick Elumbaugh has found his expectations have changed, but he’s still motivated to help the city of Batesville.

Local firm voluntarily recalls meat

January 30, 2007 A Batesville meat packing firm is voluntarily recalling approximately 4,240 pounds of ground beef products that company co-owner Eric Mohlke said did not test up to its standards.