Vegetable oil spill contained

August 22, 2006 A vegetable oil spill at a local industry was nearly all contained on the plant’s property and cleaned up within hours, according to local authorities. 

Dharma Center to open

August 22, 2006 White River Dharma Center will have its grand opening from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. The center is housed in the home of John and Darlene Chiaromonte at 250 Lilly St. in west Batesville.

Cedar Ridge to rent house

August 21, 2006 NEWARK — A house owned by the Cedar Ridge School District, where former Superintendent Guy Santucci lived before he was fired by the board, will now be rented to a new English teacher.

Cord man dies in Friday wreck

August 21, 2006 A one-vehicle accident on Highway 25 near Charlotte around 5:20 Friday afternoon has claimed the life of a Cord man. 

Man nabbed after short chase

August 21, 2006 CAVE CITY — A 29-year-old Sulphur Rock man was arrested after fleeing from officers in Cave City over the weekend, Police Chief Vernon Gann said.

Man stabbed

August 21, 2006 HORSESHOE BEND — A Horseshoe Bend man has been charged with two counts of first-degree battery for stabbing a neighbor who was making faces at him following hours of drinking and horseplay, acco

News of Other Days

August 21, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 31, 1993. 95 YEARS AGO

Life was a dance

August 21, 2006 Patrick Crommett of Batesville danced for the love of it, but he was once rated one of the top five male ballet dancers in the world.

Elephants are ‘smart, creative’

August 18, 2006 JONESBORO — Elephant trainer Libby Garcia said the elephants she and her husband, Billy Morris, work with are intelligent and creative.