School works on facilities upgrade

December 3, 2007 NEWARK — Cedar Ridge School District officials are taking a break before beginning their next big facilities upgrade.

City eyes urban plan

December 3, 2007 Two urban planners have visited the city of Batesville, and now they are hoping to get the backing for a master plan that will move the city forward.

$250,000 bond set

December 3, 2007 ASH FLAT — Bond for a Jonesboro man was set at $250,000 in connection with the alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl two years ago, according to a Sharp County Sheriff’s Department affidavit

News of Other Days

December 3, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 13, 1994.73 YEARS AGO

Council continues budget review process

November 30, 2007 The Batesville City Council came away from Thursday night’s budget meeting with a balanced budget in City Streets, and is getting closer to doing the same for City General. 

Money approved for parks, recreation items

November 30, 2007 The Independence County Parks and Recreation Committee met Thursday night to tie up some loose ends as far as the county’s parks and recreation grants go.

Mother jailed

November 30, 2007 A mother was jailed after allegedly refusing to take care of her two small children after a traffic accident Thursday.

News of Other Days

November 29, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 9, 1994.73 YEARS AGO