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

News of Other Days

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

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.

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

Robbery attempt fails at pharmacy

August 15, 2006 A man who tried to rob a Batesville drug store with a TV remote Monday afternoon remains behind bars today on charges of aggravated robbery.

Woman with rifle charged with drugs, alcohol

August 15, 2006 A woman reportedly walking down a highway dragging a large trash can with a rifle across her back has been arrested on drug- and alcohol-related charges, according to a report filed by Deputy Michael