School board welcomes new faces for 2006-07

August 22, 2006 Superintendent Ted Hall told the Batesville School Board at its regular meeting Monday night the district had a “great” first day of school and has everything in place to begin the fall 20

Vegetable oil spill contained

August 22, 2006 A vegetable oil spill at a local industry was nearly all contained on the plant’s property and cleaned up within hours, according to local authorities. 

Dharma Center to open

August 22, 2006 White River Dharma Center will have its grand opening from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. The center is housed in the home of John and Darlene Chiaromonte at 250 Lilly St. in west Batesville.

More voting machines to arrive

August 22, 2006 More than 50 new voting machines are scheduled to arrive in Batesville this week, according to Independence County Election Commission chairman Harold Wilson.

Cord man dies in Friday wreck

August 21, 2006 A one-vehicle accident on Highway 25 near Charlotte around 5:20 Friday afternoon has claimed the life of a Cord man. 

Man nabbed after short chase

August 21, 2006 CAVE CITY — A 29-year-old Sulphur Rock man was arrested after fleeing from officers in Cave City over the weekend, Police Chief Vernon Gann said.

News of Other Days

August 21, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 31, 1993. 95 YEARS AGO

Man stabbed

August 21, 2006 HORSESHOE BEND — A Horseshoe Bend man has been charged with two counts of first-degree battery for stabbing a neighbor who was making faces at him following hours of drinking and horseplay, acco