S-Rock council OKs budget

January 18, 2007 SULPHUR ROCK — The Sulphur Rock Town Council adopted its 2007 budget Monday, Mayor Kendall Batson said.

Police seeking man who stole truck

January 18, 2007 Independence County authorities are looking for a Pleasant Plains man in connection with the theft of a pickup truck and firearms in July 2006.

Chamber welcomes new president

January 18, 2007 Jonah Shumate took over the helm of president and chief executive officer of the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce Monday morning.

News of Other Days

January 18, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 28, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

NTSB releases preliminary report

January 18, 2007 A preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board has been released concerning the recent airplane crash just north of the Batesville Regional Airport.

School renamed

January 18, 2007 Although it met in the sixth-grade campus library, the Batesville School Board’s regular meeting Tuesday night focused on West Magnet, as directors altered the campus’ name and accepted th

Local 4-H’ers see positive impact of movie

January 18, 2007 Ask any 4-H’er what the four Hs stand for, and he or she will probably be able to rattle the answer off without thinking: Head, heart, hands and health.

Retired engineer, Wildewood, recognized

January 18, 2007 Walt Zink had no idea when he built his first bird feeder that his designs would take off and not only provide recreation for the other residents at Wildewood Independent Living but also benefit child

Contracts renewed at Southside

January 18, 2007 SOUTHSIDE ­— Superintendent Dan Foley and Assistant Superintendent Roger Rich’s contracts were extended through June 30, 2010 by Southside School Board members on Jan.

Evening Shade motoristinvolved in fatal accident

January 17, 2007 LITTLE ROCK — A 65-year-old maintenance worker for the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department was struck and killed Tuesday by a vehicle in the southbound lane of U.S.