Employees to meet Wed.

July 7, 2008 The Independence County chapter of the Arkansas State Employees Association will meet from 11:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday in the Community Room of First Community Bank in Batesville.

Area Briefs

July 7, 2008 Concord jobs to be discussed

New CT technology installed

July 7, 2008 White River Medical Center has expanded the technology of the imaging department with the installation of the Siemens SOMATOM Sensation CT 64-slice scanner, according to hospital officials.

Cemeteries, power bills discussed by quorum court

July 7, 2008 MELBOURNE - A group of citizens kept the Izard County Quorum Court meeting going an extra hour last week asking questions about cemeteries to two deputy prosecuting attorneys and the county judge.

Body sent to state crime lab for cause of death

July 7, 2008 A 20-year-old Batesville man died shortly after arriving at the emergency room Friday night and his body has been sent to the state medical examiner to determine the cause of death.

Burglars hit theater, clean up at box office

July 7, 2008 Burglars caused extensive damage to the Oaks 7 Cinema building as they busted in walls to gain entry to the building and an office in their quest to get to a safe Saturday night.

Farmer has close call in grain bin

July 7, 2008 Being trapped up to his shoulders in loose corn in a grain bin for nearly an hour didn't dampen the spirits of Gary Tucker.

News of other days

July 3, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 17, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

ASU awards scholarships

July 3, 2008 JONESBORO - Four area students have accepted scholarships to attend Arkansas State University this fall.