Batesville men met Ford

December 27, 2006 Thirty years ago, the Batesville Daily Guard’s own Clyde McGinnis was among a small Batesville delegation who met with the late President Ford while on the campaign trail. 

Stabbing, thefts reported

December 27, 2006 A Batesville man said he was stabbed by an unknown assailant outside his home at 3915 White Drive, Saturday night.

Christmas robbery under investigation

December 27, 2006 No one was injured in an armed robbery early Christmas morning at a local convenience store, according to Independence County Sheriff Keith Bowers.

Remains found

December 27, 2006 Remains found in a burned building in the Cord community may be those of a man reported missing from a Christmas party earlier this month, according to Independence County Sheriff Keith Bowers.

Wanted by the Indepedence County Sheriff

December 27, 2006 The following list of persons with active warrants is issued by the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. Wanted persons are listed by their name, date of birth, city and number of warrants.

News of Other Days

December 26, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 5, 1994. 77 YEARS AGO

Board spends time in executive session

December 26, 2006 OIL TROUGH — After spending an hour in executive session, Cedar Ridge School Board members wrapped up district business in less than 10 minutes during its last meeting of the year Dec. 18.

Ad hoc group discusses tax, insurance

December 26, 2006 Insurance benefits for Independence County employees may be improving for 2007, and a proposed volunteer tax to support the Humane Society of Independence County may be down the tubes.

Two businesses destroyed

December 26, 2006 A fire at one downtown business was still burning Friday night when Batesville firefighters were called to a second business where an explosion forced two firefighters out of the building and knocked

Negligent homicide case continued until April 9

December 22, 2006 ASH FLAT — The case of a Florida man charged with negligent homicide in Sharp County Circuit Court has been continued until April 9, according to public records in the county and circuit clerk&r