Officers’ visit ends in drug arrest

August 17, 2006 A visit by parole and probation officers Tuesday afternoon landed a Batesville man in jail on several charges, including possession of a controlled substance.

News of Other Days

August 17, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 27, 1993. 95 YEARS AGO

Man bonds out after sexual predator sting

August 17, 2006 MELBOURNE — A Calico Rock man arrested in an Internet sting operation of sexual predators has paid a $10,000 bond and was released from jail Friday.

City workers interrupt break-in

August 17, 2006 City employees interrupted a pair of youths trying to break into a building at the Batesville Recreation Complex north of town Wednesday afternoon, according to the Independence County Sheriff’s

Vet responds to article

August 17, 2006 The veterinarian charged with treating animals sheltered by the Humane Society of Independence County says the society and its practices were misrepresented in a recent Guard article.

Arson blamed in fire

August 17, 2006 Arson has been determined as the cause of the blaze that resulted in minor damage to the Batesville High School gym Monday morning. 

Basic financial management course offered

August 16, 2006 High fuel prices and general economic uncertainty have people keeping a close eye on every penny spent. It’s not too late to learn the basics of financial management.