Melbourne businesses burglarized recently

August 8, 2006 MELBOURNE — Several Melbourne businesses were broken in to during a two-day period last week, according to a news release from Sheriff Tate Lawrence.

Event unites community

August 7, 2006 The White River Water Carnival has come and gone for another year, and organizers say this year’s event was one of the best.

Thompson selected as king

August 7, 2006 Living in Batesville all his life, Greg Thompson was named 2006 King White River Friday night during the Miss White River pageant. 

Howells named Miss White River

August 7, 2006 Rachel Howells was crowned the 2007 Miss White River on Saturday night. She will represent the White River valley at the Miss Arkansas Pageant next summer. 

News of Other Days

August 7, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 17, 1993. 95 YEARS AGO

Clarksville representatives visit

August 4, 2006 Members of Clarksville Light and Water spent Thursday in Independence County getting updated on the hydroelectric project. 

Wastewater project tops Southside agenda

August 4, 2006 SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Public Water Authority board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the authority’s office at 1401 Batesville Blvd.

New Hope church to mark 154th anniversary

August 4, 2006 New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church, a pioneer church in Independence County, will observe its 154th anniversary and homecoming celebration Sunday.