King’s mission remembered

January 16, 2006 On a night of reflection, the city of Batesville came together Sunday night to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

‘Complete shellshock’

January 16, 2006 PLEASANT PLAINS — The state has taken over Midland School District, the superintendent has been replaced and the school board has been ousted. 

State rejects Midland plan

January 13, 2006 PLEASANT PLAINS — The state has rejected Midland School District’s fiscal distress improvement plan.

Perkey to run

January 13, 2006 Janet Perkey, 41, has announced she will run for Independence County tax collector as a Democrat. 


January 13, 2006 Musical bow design had not changed for some 350-400 years — that is, until Ed Wilcox of Batesville came along.

SWAT conducts first airport drill

January 13, 2006 A surprise training exercise at the Batesville Regional Airport Thursday night spawned a flood of phone calls to local authorities. 

News of Other Days

January 13, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 22, 1993. 90 Years Ago