Child, officer bitten by dog

October 16, 2007 The same dog that may have bitten a small child also bit the police officer who went to take the report.

County begins budget process

October 16, 2007 Revenue projections and budget proposals were topic of discussion for the Independence County government Monday night.

News of Other Days

October 16, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 26, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Road committee accepts proposal

October 16, 2007 The county road committee met Monday night to discuss the proposed budget for 2008. Independence County Judge Bill Hicks presented the budget to the committee.

Promoting art

October 15, 2007 Arkansas First Lady Ginger Beebe will be visiting Batesville to promote the 2008 Arkansas Artists Engagement Calendar Book.

Couple threaten, unmask intruder

October 15, 2007 When an intruder broke into a Cord residence and demanded money, he found himself facing two determined homeowners who threatened him with an ax and tore off his mask before he fled.