Lyon names Young Alumni Trustee

April 26, 2006 The results of a close race in which the school “couldn’t lose” has made Lyon College the first college in Arkansas to appoint one of its most recent graduates to a position on it

Utility revises budget

April 25, 2006 Because a proposed rate increase has been taken off the table, the Batesville Utilities has had to revise its 2006 budget.

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.

News of Other Days

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

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.