Woman’s death ruled suicide by crime lab

February 15, 2007 Suicide from a high level of anti-depressants is the official cause of death of a Batesville woman found in her van at a local business Nov. 28, 2006.

News of Other Days

February 14, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 21, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Cave City man faces forgery violations

February 14, 2007 A Cave City man has been formally charged with six counts of second-degree forgery, according to an affidavit filed by the Independence County Prosecuting Attorney’s office.

Relay for Life now recruiting teams

February 14, 2007 The Independence County Relay for Life organizers are recruiting teams for the annual fund-raiser, according to Carey Markum, team recruitment chairwoman.

JPs approve gates for low water areas

February 14, 2007 ASH FLAT — Gates to close each end of four low-water bridges in Sharp County is now a part of the county’s emergency plan, County Judge Larry Brown said in a written report Monday.

Small fire delays plant production

February 14, 2007 A fire at FutureFuel Chemical Co. Sunday will partially limit the plant’s biodiesel production for about two to three weeks, according to the company’s president.

Stitching for others

February 13, 2007 BETHESDA — Two pairs of hands pinned patterns onto material, two pairs cut shapes with scissors, six pairs made sewing machines sound like music as they zigzagged hems and attached Velcro, and o

March of Dimes holds kick-off celebration

February 13, 2007 “Premature birth is the leading cause of newborn death in the United States,” said Sherry Lamb, community director for the March of Dimes, at Thursday night’s Batesville WalkAmerica

Body found by tracks remains mystery

February 13, 2007 A partially decomposed body found near downtown Batesville Monday morning remains unidentified today, according to Capt. Bill Lindsey with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.