Council wants citations issued

September 14, 2006 Condemnations and citations took up the biggest portion of the Batesville City Council meeting Tuesday night.

Inmate gave no warning, sheriff says

September 14, 2006 ASH FLAT — A Sharp County jail inmate who apparently committed suicide in his cell had shown no indication that he might do such a thing, Sheriff Dale Weaver said this morning.

Accused murderer found hanged

September 13, 2006 ASH FLAT — A man charged with beating a child to death in Cherokee Village earlier this year was found dead in his cell in the Sharp County Jail this morning, authorities said. 

$6.6 million in revenue bonds OK’d

September 13, 2006 SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Public Water Authority board on Tuesday authorized the issuance of water and sewer revenue bonds in the principal amount of $6.6 million to USDA Rural Development for c

Disaster drill scheduled for Thursday

September 13, 2006 A countywide disaster drill is scheduled for Independence County Thursday and motorists are warned to watch for emergency vehicles all across the county.

News of Other Days

September 13, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 23, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO

Planners OK rezoning change

September 12, 2006 Residents of one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods want a few more restrictions for property owners. 

Wayne Long announces

September 12, 2006 HARDY — Wayne Long, 42, of rural Hardy has announced he will be an independent candidate for Sharp County judge in the November general election.