Family & Friends Briefs

June 6, 2008 VBS set for Bethlehem Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, located at 992 Oak St. in Batesville, will have its vacation Bible school from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 11-13.

Bond set at 100K

June 6, 2008 MELBOURNE - A man who allegedly tried to kill himself but failed has been charged with three counts of rape and sexual assault.

New picnic tables donated

June 6, 2008 The city of Batesville's overlooks are now more than just overlooks - they are also places to rest and relax.

Trash fee proposed

June 6, 2008 Residents in Independence County may soon be paying a fee to have their garbage picked up.

Planners schedule second meeting

June 6, 2008 Mayor Rick Elumbaugh and Batesville Planning Commission chairwoman Carma Osborn jointly announce plans for the second major public design session for the city's new comprehensive plan.

Weight-loss battle, three months later

June 6, 2008 MELBOURNE - Forty-seven pounds lighter and much healthier, the Lap-Band procedure is something Judy Walker wishes she had done years ago.

News of Other Days

June 5, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 16, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Wanted – Independence Country S.O.

June 5, 2008 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.