News of Other Days

August 28, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 7, 1993. 95 YEARS AGO

50 years of golden service

August 25, 2006 Three Batesville men who have given five decades of their lives to helping others — including hundreds if not thousands of children — were recently recognized for their devotion.

Wanted by the Independence County Sheriff’s Office

August 25, 2006 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.

Parents agree McMahan was thrill-seeker

August 25, 2006 CORD — The best way to try to describe how Justin McMahan felt most days is to quote Tom Cruise in “Top Gun”: “I feel the need, the need for speed.”

Woman arrested for hitting man with cup

August 25, 2006 A Batesville man was treated at White River Medical Center for injuries he suffered after being hit with a coffee cup, and his assailant was arrested Aug. 25.

Life of a country doctor

August 25, 2006 In his crisp, white lab coat that bears the name Charles L. Tucker, M.D., the 69-year-old country doctor is quick to point out he has never felt better.

Women facing 25 forgery counts

August 25, 2006 Two Batesville women have been named in a bench warrant charging them with 25 counts of forgery, a class C felony, according to court documents.

Men armed with gun barge into local home

August 25, 2006 Two black men armed with a pistol who reportedly kicked open a door and invaded a Batesville home are being sought by Independence County authorities today.

Wreck injures 19-year-old

August 25, 2006 A side-impact and roll-over accident on Harrison Street sent a 19-year-old Batesville woman to the hospital Thursday afternoon.

Hutchinson dedicates county’s headquarters

August 25, 2006 Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson visited Batesville Wednesday to, among other things, help dedicate the new Independence County Republican Party headquarters.