Presser promoted

July 25, 2007 CAVE CITY — Aaron Presser was appointed Tuesday as Cave City police chief.

Scouts request building

July 25, 2007 Area Scouts are hoping to put to use a building owned by, and recently vacated by, the city of Batesville.

Hanging probed

July 25, 2007 Local authorities are investigating the report of the hanging death of a woman at the Batesville Motor Speedway complex in Locust Grove.

United Way to give away grain-fed calf

July 24, 2007 At least two donors to the local United Way will get something back this year, said Karen N. Steele, executive director of the United Way of Independence County.

Building modified

July 24, 2007 Plans for the state’s newest Area Health Education Center are still progressing, the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville Board of Visitors learned at its regular quarterly mee

News of Other Days

July 24, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 3, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Fair numbers up for this year

July 23, 2007 Slightly cooler than usual weather for July and a week with no serious rain threats may have been contributing factors to the increase in attendance at the 87th annual Independence County Fair held la

Scholarship honors Charles Cheatham

July 23, 2007 Melbourne — As part of its new ICON program, the Ozarka College Foundation Board has developed a scholarship fund to honor the late Izard County native Charles Cheatham.