Utilities commission OKs budget

November 2, 2006 Without a rate increase, the Batesville Water Utilities will get into deficit spending over the next five years, according to estimated budget figures.

News of Other Days

November 2, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 12, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO

Stumbaugh makes campaign stop

November 2, 2006 Mickey “Stubby” Stumbaugh continues to travel the first congressional district in hopes of unseating incumbent Rep. Marion Berry.

Victims remembered

November 1, 2006 Twenty-six women were killed in Arkansas last year, most of them violently at the hands of someone who had their trust. None of those deaths occurred in Independence County.

Mayoral candidates make their pitches

November 1, 2006 CAVE CITY — Voters in Cave City have two choices for mayor on the Nov. 7 general election ballot — incumbent Carl Johnson and challenger Norman Kraiger.

Eastman sale complete

November 1, 2006 FutureFuel Chemical Co. of Batesville today began operation as Arkansas’ largest producer of biodiesel with plans to become even larger, according to a press release.

Voting kinks cause concerns

November 1, 2006 Amid early voters’ claims of incorrect or “spontaneous” ballots, chairman of the Southside Incorporation Committee Byron Southerland told the Guard he is satisfied with the Independe

News of Other Days

November 1, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 11, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO

‘We’re all in this together’

October 31, 2006 Last week, over 100 area high school students and their families spent the day walking around the campus of Lyon College, and they walked away with an idea of how getting a liberal arts education ther