Severe weather equipment arrives

May 8, 2006 People who can’t hear the local tornado sirens might have their fears eased with new weather radios that arrived in Independence County last week. 

Seniors react to electronic voting

May 8, 2006 Today marks the first day of early voting, and many senior citizens are gearing up for the move from paper ballots to electronic voting. 

Banks announces

May 8, 2006 A person doesn’t receive two presidential appointments by being a political lightweight, and former United States Attorney Chuck Banks says his more than 31 years of public service make him the

News of Other Days

May 8, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 17, 1993. 89 Years Ago

Guard wins 13 awards

May 8, 2006 The Batesville Daily Guard took home several first-place awards in the annual Arkansas Associated Press Managing Editors Association contest, announced Saturday evening in Pine Bluff. 

Master of many trades:

May 5, 2006 CAVE CITY — The family of a Cave City man sat in his living room Thursday recalling story after story about Sloan H.

Hughes gives hydro report

May 5, 2006 A meeting Thursday pertaining to the White River Hydroelectric Project dealt mainly with management changes during the past couple of months, but no problems connected with the hydro project were disc

County judge needs more time

May 5, 2006 Independence County Judge Bill Hicks says he needs more information on the issue of whether a natural barrier exists between Southside and Batesville before he can make a decision.