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.

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.

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.

News of Other Days

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