Suicide attempt blamed on stress

February 28, 2007 A woman with a slashed wrist and a bloody razor blade nearby was found by a local convenience store clerk Monday afternoon after the clerk heard moaning coming from behind a locked door.

News of Other Days

February 28, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 10, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Budget approved, money sought

February 28, 2007 The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking an additional $10,000 from the Independence County Economic Development Foundation board, but wants to eventually become entirely self-sustaining wit

Midland hearing more good news

February 28, 2007 FLORAL — The last year has seemed like a roller coaster for the Midland School District, so it is understandable that some patrons are suspect of good news.

Council may nix park’s circle drive

February 28, 2007 Taking out the circle drive at Riverside Park and a new walking trail along Poke Bayou were among the discussion at Tuesday night’s Batesville City Council meeting.

Three cited for various violations

February 27, 2007 CAVE CITY — An 18-year-old Poughkeepsie man was arrested Saturday in Cave City and taken to jail for the purchase and possession of intoxicating liquor by a minor and driving on a suspended lice

City to build new walking trail

February 27, 2007 Batesville will soon be adding another parks facility to its list — a walking trail along Poke Bayou, Parks Director Randy Palmer told the commission Wednesday night.  

Judge orders $1M bond

February 27, 2007 MELBOURNE — A Sage man is charged with five counts of rape of a child and five charges of sexual assault against a child in Izard County Circuit Court, Sheriff Tate Lawrence said Monday.