Two former JPs seek county judge job

May 16, 2006 ASH FLAT — Both candidates for the Democratic nomination for Sharp County judge believe in planning and in creating job opportunities.

School nixes policy

May 16, 2006 NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School District is dropping its student accident insurance

Armed robbery reported

May 16, 2006 Responding to several 911 calls early this morning on Raye Street, Independence County deputies found a man suffering a head wound and four other people tied up.

Woman found asleep arrested for drugs

May 15, 2006 Asleep with her head on the steering wheel and a french fry dangling from her hand, a Batesville woman was arrested on several drug charges early Saturday morning at a local fast food restaurant.

167 graduate at Batesville

May 15, 2006 Batesville High School held its graduation exercises at 7 p.m. Friday at Pioneer Stadium. Co-valedictorians were Sally Broadwater, Tice Brown and Brittany Crabtree.

News of Other Days

May 15, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 24, 1993. 89 Years Ago

Two seek seat

May 15, 2006 In his fourth year as sheriff of Independence County, Keith Bowers is being challenged by a former deputy in the upcoming May 23 Democratic Primary.

Lyon College announces list of 2006 graduates

May 15, 2006 Lyon College has announced the following graduates who received degrees at commencement, which was held May 6. Graduates are listed in alphabetical order, followed by hometown and area of study:

Man uses pistol to collect $20

May 15, 2006 A Sturgeon Bay, Wis. man, wanted in Baxter County, is in jail after allegedly pistol whipping a Batesville man over $20 early Sunday morning.