License to carry

March 1, 2007 A pistol’s sharp report pierces the morning calm as J.B. Galloway lowers his .25 automatic. He scans the bullet-riddled target paper at the firing range as a biting wind ruffles his grey hair.

Pool work starts

March 1, 2007 February may seem early for swimming pool work, but when a city has a pool more than 50 years old, it has to get started as soon as possible.

Shriners gear up for sales

March 1, 2007 Hank Rivers and his little, pungent army are hoping to fill more than 1,200 homes with the delightful aroma of onions by spring. 

News of Other Days

March 1, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 11, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

News of Other Days

February 28, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 10, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Budget approved, money sought

February 28, 2007 The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking an additional $10,000 from the Independence County Economic Development Foundation board, but wants to eventually become entirely self-sustaining wit

Midland hearing more good news

February 28, 2007 FLORAL — The last year has seemed like a roller coaster for the Midland School District, so it is understandable that some patrons are suspect of good news.

Council may nix park’s circle drive

February 28, 2007 Taking out the circle drive at Riverside Park and a new walking trail along Poke Bayou were among the discussion at Tuesday night’s Batesville City Council meeting.