Messages bear love from soldiers

December 24, 2007 Two-year-old Mallory McSpadden is getting tired of just sitting around and is headed for a table holding over 100 Build-A-Bears each identified with a soldier’s name and a special recorded messa

News of Other Days

December 21, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 3, 1995.73 YEARS AGO

Chamber representatives hold year-end meeting

December 21, 2007 The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors met for the last time in 2007 to go over the year-end budget and hear a year-end report from chamber president Jonah Shumate.

25 years ago …

December 21, 2007 By Larry Stroud Guard Associate EditorLightning flashed, and the funnel cloud stood out starkly during the brief illumination.Another flash, and it appeared closer.

No tax increase needed

December 20, 2007 SULPHUR ROCK — No tax increase is needed to fund a long-term facilities plan approved Monday by the Batesville School Board.

Olympic effort achieves bronze

December 20, 2007 “It excites and thrills me, because it shows people are doing what they’re supposed to be doing.”         —Mark Sparks

News of Other Days

December 20, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 2, 1995.73 YEARS AGO

Inmate relates jail confession

December 20, 2007 MIAMI (AP) — A jail inmate has told investigators that one suspect in the killings of four people aboard a charter fishing boat admitted his role in the shooting deaths, but insisted he did not

Wanted by the Independence County Sheriff

December 19, 2007 The following list of persons with active warrants is issued by the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. Wanted persons are listed by their name, date of birth, city and number of warrants.