Newark area chamber hopes to lure industry

May 23, 2006 NEWARK — The Newark Area Chamber of Commerce is conducting a membership drive during May, with this year’s memberships pro-rated at half-price, President Bill Austin said.

Election day begins with minor problems

May 23, 2006 The electronic machines are set up, but so far the majority of Batesville voters aren’t using them and election workers outside the city are dealing with a few busted machines this morning.

Stone dedicated

May 23, 2006 Visitors to the Independence County jail may have noticed a large limestone slab erected nearby.

Smart sentenced

May 23, 2006 A plea bargain agreement by a man charged with two counts of rape and six other counts of crimes involving children was reached in a Batesville courtroom Monday afternoon.

Utility, Townsends reach agreement

May 23, 2006 Repayment for an underbilling to one of the city’s largest utility customers has been agreed upon, Batesville Utilities commissioners learned Monday night.

News of Other Days

May 23, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 2, 1993. 89 Years Ago

Father, son arrested on drug charges

May 22, 2006 SEARCY — A father and son were arrested in a Thursday evening drug raid in Beebe and have been charged with running a marijuana operation inside the city, White County sheriff’s public

News of Other Days

May 22, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 1, 1993. 95 Years Ago

Harvard bound

May 22, 2006 Tice Brown believes success is a decision one makes.

Memorial benches dedicated

May 22, 2006 On Jan. 4, 2005, Spc. Joshua Marcum, Cpl. Jimmy Buie and Sgt. Jeremy McHalffey were killed in Baghdad when their humvee struck an improvised explosive device. Sgt.