News of Other Days

August 15, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 25, 1993.

Day care owner loses appeal

August 15, 2006 A Batesville day care owner has reimbursed a client for overpayment after a judgement was handed down in the Independence County Circuit Court on July 26.

Watermelon Festival dedicated to Larry Matheny

August 15, 2006 CAVE CITY — Good weather favored the 2006 Cave City Watermelon Festival, the 27th edition of the festival which began Thursday and concluded at 10 p.m. Saturday. 

One injured in two vehicle accident

August 15, 2006 Batesville Fire Department and Rescue workers were called out to free a trapped driver involved in a two-vehicle accident on White Drive around 3:15 Monday afternoon.

DeLay: Second Amendment will be important in race

August 15, 2006 Gunner DeLay, Republican candidate for Arkansas attorney general, held a press conference in Batesville Friday afternoon as part of a statewide tour to discuss the issue of gun owners’ rights.

Cause undetermined

August 15, 2006 Batesville firefighters, Vital Link ambulance and Independence County deputies responded to the report of a fire at the Batesville High School gym this morning. 

Izard Co. towns to see several political races

August 14, 2006 MELBOURNE — Four of seven towns in Izard County produced races for mayor by the filing deadline Wednesday, according to information from the Izard County Clerk’s Office.