Vet responds to article

August 17, 2006 The veterinarian charged with treating animals sheltered by the Humane Society of Independence County says the society and its practices were misrepresented in a recent Guard article.

News of Other Days

August 16, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 26, 1993. 95 YEARS AGO

Officers seek man in Tuesday night arsons, theft

August 16, 2006 The Independence County Sheriff’s Office has listed an Izard County man as a “person of interest” in two overnight arson fires and a stolen vehicle, according to sheriff’s inve

Original Ambulance girls

August 16, 2006 The tattered boxes and worn-out file folders contained years of memories. For Catherine Grills and Willene Bray the items were more than obsolete documents.

Southside students resume classes Monday

August 16, 2006 SOUTHSIDE — Southside School District will begin classes Aug. 21. Lunch will be served. Superintendent is Dan Foley. Assistant superintendent is Roger Rich.

Basic financial management course offered

August 16, 2006 High fuel prices and general economic uncertainty have people keeping a close eye on every penny spent. It’s not too late to learn the basics of financial management.

City budget shows to be on track so far

August 16, 2006 The city of Batesville is so far maintaining a balanced budget this year, city council members learned during back-to-back evening meetings this week. 

Sales tax moves county from red to black

August 16, 2006 Following a year of deficit spending in 2005, the Independence County Quorum Court continues to regain its financial footing thanks to higher than usual state sales tax money returned to the county in

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.