Public meeting scheduled

May 21, 2008 The city of Batesville will hold a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at city hall to discuss the proposed wastewater treatment plant expansion.

Miller to be new judge

May 21, 2008 MELBOURNE - The sheriff and county judge will stay; District Judge Connie Barksdale was defeated.

Election shows up, but just barely

May 21, 2008 ASH FLAT - Tuesday's election almost didn't show up in Sharp County. In several polling places, including Cave Township, only uncontested positions were on the ballot.

Sheriff barely retains seat, promises improved service

May 21, 2008 Following a narrow victory Tuesday night over two-time opponent Dennis Wood, Independence County Sheriff Keith Bowers told the Guard this morning he will be working to improve service to the county in

News of Other Days

May 20, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 1, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

John 3:16 event creates ‘unity’

May 20, 2008 More than 1,500 people came out for the third annual Unity Fest Saturday, which raised $27,000 in auction sales, dinner tickets and donations to help benefit John 3:16 Ministries in Charlotte.