Body found in carport

April 23, 2007 A west Batesville man was found dead in his neighbors’ carport Friday afternoon, according to Deputy Stacy Wright with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.

Board OKs fee increase

April 23, 2007 Students at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville may see an increase in certain fees next year.

UACCB, Southside collaboration sees first-year success

April 23, 2007 The number of Southside graduates planning to attend the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville is about twice what it was last year, the college Board of Visitors learned at its meeti

Toucan Jam entertains students

April 23, 2007 Batesville elementary students traveled the world this week without leaving Lyon College’s Brown Chapel.

Woman seriously injured in wreck

April 23, 2007 A one-car crash Tuesday seriously injured a Charlotte woman but her 5-year-old granddaughter managed to escape the mangled car and seek out help, according to an Arkansas State Police report.

News of Other Days

April 20, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 2, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Increasing teacher pay

April 20, 2007 NEWARK — Cedar Ridge School Board members are considering spending some $77,500 to increase teachers’ salaries next year.

Cave City woman dies in crash

April 20, 2007 A Cave City woman died and an Oil Trough man was injured in a head-on crash of pickup trucks on Highway 167 south of Cave City Thursday afternoon, according to Arkansas State Police Trooper Jeremy Hug

Work on Magness project to start soon

April 20, 2007 MAGNESS — Construction on the Magness sewer project may get started as early as May and be finished by Christmas, Recorder-treasurer Teresa Goings said.