Insurance policy still up in the air

December 19, 2006 The Batesville City Council still has not settled on a specific insurance plan for city employees, but aldermen are getting closer.

Farmer Insurance moves to new location

December 19, 2006 Farmer Insurance is now at a new location at 11 Eagle Mountain Blvd. “We wanted to better serve our customers by being more accessible,” said owner Kermit Blevins.

News of Other Days

December 19, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 30, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO

Thefts, threats reported to sheriff’s office

December 18, 2006 Several guns and some household items were reportedly stolen from a Floral residence overnight Thursday, according to the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.

Alaska resident loses life in accident

December 18, 2006 A head-on crash Saturday afternoon near Tumbling Shoals in Cleburne County claimed the life of a 71-year-old Willow, Alaska, woman, according to Arkansas State Police reports.

News of Other Days

December 18, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 29, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO

New buses to be purchased at Cave City

December 18, 2006 CAVE CITY — The Cave City School Board voted unanimously Thursday to solicit bids for two new route buses for the 2007-08 school year, Superintendent Steven Green said.

Fire destroys home

December 18, 2006 Smoldering rubble and a crumbling foundation are all that remains of the Sandra Brown residence following a fire of unknown origin late Friday night.