City may nix commission

March 21, 2007 The Batesville City Council has plans to abolish the city’s utilities commission, the Guard has learned.

Portfest announces entertainers

March 20, 2007 NEWPORT — Billy Currington, the Bellamy Brothers and Loverboy will be the featured performers at the 26th Annual Portfest “Rollin’ on the River” Festival on June 1-2.

News of Other Days

March 20, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 30, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Ministry seeks children’s site

March 20, 2007 NEWARK — A Christian residential home for abused, unwanted and neglected children may become a reality in Oil Trough. 

Insurance agency adds employees

March 20, 2007 Randy Reichardt Insurance Agency, located at 908 Sidney Street, has added three new customer service representatives to their staff.

Morning wreck kills local man

March 20, 2007 A one-vehicle crash around 8:30 this morning claimed the life of a Batesville man after his pickup truck crashed into a deep ravine on Highway 167 north of Pleasant Plains. 

Davidson to head Concord district

March 20, 2007 CONCORD — After getting the keys to his new office, meeting with school officials, preparing for a board meeting, reviewing financials and scheduling time for a meeting with an architect, maybe

News of Other Days

March 19, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 29, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Man arrested, calls victim from jail

March 19, 2007 A 26-year-old man who waited inside his girlfriend’s home until she returned Thursday afternoon has been charged with domestic battery after he allegedly beat her and then threatened her life in