Kirkin’ service set for Sunday

April 26, 2006 First Presbyterian Church of Batesville will hold its annual Kirkin’ o’ the Tartans worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Car hits vacant house; man arrested

April 26, 2006 SOUTHSIDE — An 18-year-old Batesville man was arrested after the 1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo he was driving hit an empty home Tuesday morning in the Southside community.

Thefts reported

April 25, 2006 A variety of thefts ranging from electronics to cell phones, gasoline and a dog have been reported to the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.

Herbicide stolen from farm

April 25, 2006 The cost of grass and weed control for a team of rice farmers in the Cord area got more expensive after thieves stole six cases of herbicide from a farming operation over the weekend.

News of Other Days

April 25, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 4, 1993. 95 Years Ago

Festival has biggest year to date

April 25, 2006 Warm sunshine and record attendance numbers poured onto the Lyon College campus at the 27th annual Arkansas Scottish Festival during its three-day run Friday, Saturday and Sunday.