Looking back at 2006; Education

January 4, 2007 Though sprinkled with tragedies, curriculum improvements and constructions delays, 2006 marked the first year of what leaders hope is a new, highly productive era for the Batesville School District.

Local Marine, home on leave, dies of gunshot

January 4, 2007 ASH FLAT — A Marine home from Iraq on a two-week leave was found dead early Wednesday of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot at 356 Medley Road near Evening Shade, Sharp County Sheriff Dale Wea

New apartment complex opens

January 3, 2007 Area college students tired of dorm life or that long morning commute now have another housing option. 

News of Other Days

January 3, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 13, 1994. 78 YEARS AGO

Some water customers to see service disruption

January 3, 2007 Some east Batesville utility customers’ water will be shut off for about five hours next week as part of the work related to the Harrison Street widening project, according to Jerry Jeffery, ass

Two rescued by firefighters at accident

January 3, 2007 Two Sulphur Rock men were taken to White River Medical Center after their 1974 Ford Courier pickup struck a railroad signal control box at Moorefield Tuesday morning.