Batesville appeals

July 6, 2006 The city of Batesville is appealing a decision in the Southside incorporation case.

Fraud charge filed

July 6, 2006 Scared off at two Jackson County drug stores before coming to the Batesville Wal-Mart pharmacy, a Newport man is being sought on charges of attempted prescription fraud in Independence County.

Misdemeanor case appealed

July 6, 2006 Found guilty on charges of second-degree terroristic threatening in Independence County District Court, a Batesville man has appealed the findings to the 16th Judicial Circuit Court.

Psychologist sues clinic

July 6, 2006 A doctor hired by a Batesville child care facility then fired 16 months later is suing that facility for $60,486, plus legal expenses, according to Independence County Circuit Court documents.

Sharp Co. Fair begins five-day run July 25

July 6, 2006 ASH FLAT — Rodeos will be held three nights at this year’s Sharp County Fair, which will be July 25-29, according to fair board secretary Nancy Orr.

News of Other Days

July 5, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 15, 1993. 95 Years Ago

Crowd attends chuckwagon races

July 5, 2006 CHARLOTTE — The Arkansas Chuckwagon Racing Association sanctioned chuckwagon races last weekend took an unexpected turn when a runaway wagon hit an emergency medical technician.