County judge affirms appraisals

November 16, 2007 Independence County Judge Bill Hicks affirmed both the FutureFuel Chemical Company and Town Plaza tax appraisals Thursday.

Sharp County employees get pay raise for 2008

November 15, 2007 ASH FLAT — The Sharp County Quorum Court on Tuesday approved a 2008 general budget that includes pay raises for employees along with a streamlined pay scale.

“Super project” has landed

November 15, 2007 A “super project” that hit Arkansas is inching its way into southern Independence County, Danny Games, director of corporate development for Chesapeake Energy Corp., told Batesville Rot

Council considers budget for 2008

November 15, 2007 The Batesville City Council has a big task ahead, reducing the current $382,000 discrepancy in the 2008 budget.

Council hears funding needs

November 15, 2007 It’s budget time, and that is evident by those coming to the Batesville City Council with various requests.

Driver uninjured in rollover

November 15, 2007 After losing control of her car and running off the road twice before overturning, a Desha woman walked away from a one-vehicle crash at the bottom of Ramsey Mountain Wednesday afternoon.

News of Other Days

November 14, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 25, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Bid submitted for property

November 14, 2007 ASH FLAT — Sharp County justices of the peace agreed Tuesday to recommend the county’s approval board accept the only bid received for the former Sharp Nursing Home property.

Longtime teacher creates tradition

November 14, 2007 It is obvious nerves are getting to the ensemble of actors and actress preparing to take the stage. They sway back and forth, rubbing their hands together to remove the building sweat.