JPs see deficit

September 11, 2007 A hydro audit. The upcoming budget. Juvenile detention expansion. The Independence County Quorum Court packed a lot into a meeting that lasted a little over an hour.

Rulings may cost counties

September 11, 2007 ASH FLAT — Two recent Supreme Court rulings — one at the state level and the other from the U.S.

Ozarka reports record amount

September 10, 2007 Melbourne — The 2007 fall semester is well under way and numbers so far indicate another record enrollment, according to Ron Helm, vice president of student services at Ozarka College.

Security tight at courtroom

September 10, 2007 Security was tight this morning around the 16th Judicial District juvenile courtroom, as proceedings get under way in an alleged hazing incident in Batesville this past summer. 

Man cited for drinking at local playground

September 10, 2007 A Batesville man was arrested for allegedly drinking beer at a local children’s playground Friday night, according to deputy Mike Price with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.

Cave City board hires aide, OKs budget

September 10, 2007 CAVE CITY — The Cave City School Board accepted the resignation of Arkansas Better Chance preschool program aide Pat Anderson on Thursday, Superintendent Steven Green said.

Pulitzer winner to give Patterson Lecture Sept. 27

September 10, 2007 A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author who specializes in the coverage of teenagers and the adolescent years will deliver this year’s Patterson Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Sept.

Couple to celebrate 50-year anniversary

September 7, 2007 Bert and Mildred Duncan of Batesville will celebrate their 50-year wedding anniversary with a drop-in reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

September 7, 2007 I am writing this letter in regards to the article printed in Wednesday’s Guard concerning White-Rodgers.