Chamber holds meeting

September 20, 2006 Finding a new president/chief executive officer was the top issue discussed at the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce board meeting last week.

Woman arrested for intox while looking for dog

September 20, 2006 Thinking she was in Pough-keepsie and looking for her dog, a woman was arrested for public intoxication early this morning in front of a Batesville motel, according to Independence County Deputy Randy

Child thrown from vehicle

September 20, 2006 Two small children were injured and one ejected from a vehicle in a roll-over accident Monday afternoon, before their father was arrested on numerous traffic violations, according to Deputy Ernie Gill

Main Street Batesville hires new director

September 20, 2006 Donna Ernest has a lot of fond memories of Main Street, Batesville, so her being named executive director of the Main Street Batesville organization should be a good fit.

Schools get millage increases

September 20, 2006 “We’re getting a new school,” was the cheer that went up at the Southside watch party after superintendent Dan Foley announced the passing of the millage increase by an overwhelming

News of Other Days

September 20, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 30, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO

Rivers announces

September 19, 2006 EVENING SHADE — Henry “Hank” Rivers has announced he will be a candidate for the position of mayor of Evening Shade in the November general election.

Mussel hunting

September 19, 2006 SOMEWHERE ON BLACK RIVER — A mussel is more than just muscle. 

Two jailed for alcohol

September 19, 2006 A Sunday afternoon drive ended with a Pleasant Plains man going to jail on several traffic charges, including driving while intoxicated, according to police records.