Task force put on hold

April 19, 2006 A utilities task force meeting scheduled for Tuesday night was canceled due to new revelations about underbilling and other tax initiatives that may be facing the county in the upcoming election.

Festival to begin

April 19, 2006 More than 8,000 people are expected to converge on Batesville this weekend for the 27th annual Arkansas Scottish Festival, according to Lyon College officials.

One Senior, one car

April 19, 2006 There’s something to be said about fast cars and freedom. Come May 27, one graduating senior will receive the keys to a brand new 2006 Ford Mustang, compliments of Freedom Ford in Melbourne.

News of Other Days

April 19, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 28, 1993. 89 Years Ago

Man with knife taken to jail

April 19, 2006 Standing in the middle of the road brandishing a knife and saying people were trying to kill him, a McHue man was arrested early Saturday morning for public intoxication.

Visitor steals checkbook

April 18, 2006 ASH FLAT — Shannon Winchester of Williford was arrested by Sharp County Deputy Mark Counts on Wednesday for allegedly stealing a checkbook from an Ozark Acres resident, Sheriff Dale Weaver said.

Hall praises outgoing members

April 18, 2006 At its regular meeting Monday night, the Batesville School Board accepted resignations from directors Buddy Carlile and Wanette Baker, reorganized board positions and officers and heard “some go

Web site launched

April 18, 2006 To better serve its patients and to make medical information more accessible to the region, White River Health System launched a new Web site, www.whiteriverhealthsystem.com, today.

Additional jobs cut

April 18, 2006 NEWARK — Six more jobs were cut Monday night after Cedar Ridge School Board members spent more than two hours in executive session.