Sleeping driver faces drug, alcohol charges

January 19, 2007 A Leslie man found sleeping in his pickup behind a Batesville business early this morning is facing several charges after police had difficulty waking him up

‘Foxy Ladies’ hold meeting

January 19, 2007 Code of dress and equal rights were among the announcements made Tuesday when the Foxy Ladies of the White River, local Red Hat Society chapter, met for its monthly luncheon at Batesville Country Club

Noah makes power from biomass

January 19, 2007 It’s not what’s known as a “gasifier.”  It’s not an incinerator. It’s not a furnace.

Man allegedly chased by friends with gun

January 19, 2007 Saying he was being chased by friends with a gun, a 34-year-old Batesville man was arrested on public intoxication and drug charges after he hid in a closet Wednesday morning.

Police seeking man who stole truck

January 18, 2007 Independence County authorities are looking for a Pleasant Plains man in connection with the theft of a pickup truck and firearms in July 2006.

Chamber welcomes new president

January 18, 2007 Jonah Shumate took over the helm of president and chief executive officer of the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce Monday morning.

NTSB releases preliminary report

January 18, 2007 A preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board has been released concerning the recent airplane crash just north of the Batesville Regional Airport.

School renamed

January 18, 2007 Although it met in the sixth-grade campus library, the Batesville School Board’s regular meeting Tuesday night focused on West Magnet, as directors altered the campus’ name and accepted th

News of Other Days

January 18, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 28, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO