Speeding truck hits parked cars, police say

April 23, 2007 Two parked cars at the Pro-Dentec building across from the Batesville Regional Airport were heavily damaged Friday morning after a Desha man lost control of his speeding truck.

Body found in carport

April 23, 2007 A west Batesville man was found dead in his neighbors’ carport Friday afternoon, according to Deputy Stacy Wright with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.

Increasing teacher pay

April 20, 2007 NEWARK — Cedar Ridge School Board members are considering spending some $77,500 to increase teachers’ salaries next year.

Cave City woman dies in crash

April 20, 2007 A Cave City woman died and an Oil Trough man was injured in a head-on crash of pickup trucks on Highway 167 south of Cave City Thursday afternoon, according to Arkansas State Police Trooper Jeremy Hug

Work on Magness project to start soon

April 20, 2007 MAGNESS — Construction on the Magness sewer project may get started as early as May and be finished by Christmas, Recorder-treasurer Teresa Goings said.

News of Other Days

April 20, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 2, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Policy changes

April 19, 2007 Batesville students who improperly use their cellular phones or other electronic devices will see them confiscated and will have no right to privacy as to their content.

News of Other Days

April 19, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 29, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO