Museum celebrates 8th birthday

September 18, 2006 Old Independence Regional Museum dedicated the Oma Sherrill Clark Holding Room as it celebrated its eighth birthday Sunday. 

Election day is Tuesday

September 18, 2006 With Tuesday fast approaching, Cedar Ridge superintendent Dr. Ann Webb is encouraging patrons to go to the polls and vote for the proposed millage increase.

Ozarka has high numbers

September 18, 2006 Melbourne — Ozarka College has again exceeded its record for enrollment during the fall 2006 semester, officials have announced.

News of Other Days

September 18, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 28, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO

One charged, others released

September 18, 2006 A rural Batesville man remains in jail after being formally charged with possession of methamphetamine with the intent to deliver and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to a court affidavit f

Izard County fair begins this week

September 18, 2006 MELBOURNE — The Izard County Fairgrounds will be buzzing with activity Thursday, Friday and Saturday with the 2006 Izard County Fair & Livestock Show.

Acclaimed novelist to speak at college Tuesday

September 18, 2006 The Washington Post calls Kevin Brockmeier a “thrilling” storyteller, The Chicago Tribune gave him its Nelson Algren Award, and The Oxford American named him one of the Best Writers of the

Board approves budget

September 15, 2006 Ahead of its annual report to the public, the Batesville School Board approved the 2006-07 proposed budget Wednesday during a special-called meeting at the district office.

Part of street to be closed

September 15, 2006 Part of Harrison Street in Batesville will be closed Sunday so Batesville Water Utilities employees can replace a main sewer line, according to Jerry Jeffery, assistant to the manager.

4th victim comes forward

September 15, 2006 MELBOURNE — Another victim has come forward against Jerry Lee Kerr, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence.