Several candidates file at last minute

August 10, 2006 One of the Southside incorporation organizers will be running unopposed for mayor there, if voters approve the proposed incorporation in November.

Water, Sewer commission abolished

August 10, 2006 NEWARK — The Newark City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to abolish the Water and Sewer Commission, Recorder-treasurer Joanne Langston said. The vote followed a personnel session.

Batesville students to head back Aug. 21

August 10, 2006 Batesville School District classes will begin Aug. 21, and lunch will be served. The last day of class will be May 25, 2007. Web site for the school is

Officers deal with domestic problems

August 10, 2006 A Batesville man required emergency treatment on his arm for a cut he suffered after he allegedly got mad, bit his ex-wife on the cheek and then ran his fist through her bedroom window Tuesday afterno

News of Other Days

August 10, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 20, 1993. 95 YEARS AGO

Melon fest entertainment includes Batesville born

August 10, 2006 CAVE CITY — The 27th annual Cave City Watermelon Festival entertainment starts at 6:30 tonight with 1950s style rock ‘n’ roll music, but lots of other musical entertainment is on tap

Artists’ work now on display

August 9, 2006 The work of self-taught artists Sheila Cantrell and her daughter, Allison Cantrell, is now open for viewing at the Batesville Area Art Gallery on Main Street through August. 

Woman hurt in hit-and-run;

August 9, 2006 A Spring Valley woman was injured in a hit-and-run roll-over accident on Neeley Street Tuesday morning and the fleeing vehicle has not been found, according to a report filed by Independence County Sh