Man stabbed

July 20, 2006 ASH FLAT — A man was stabbed twice and shots were fired about 4 p.m. Tuesday at a popular swimming hole on Strawberry River, off Hulett Road, Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weaver said.

Project sees lone bidder

July 19, 2006 When it came time to open bids Tuesday afternoon for the repair of an abutment of White River Dam No. 3, in conjunction with a hydroelectric project, only one bid was on the table. 

2,000 attend fair despite weather

July 19, 2006 Hand-held fans were a hot item Tuesday among the estimated 2,000 people attending the first full day of the Independence County Fair.

Officials work to correct errors

July 19, 2006 NEWARK — In an effort to educate the public about the need for a millage increase, Cedar Ridge school officials are having to educate themselves.

County assessor works on GIS system

July 18, 2006 MELBOURNE — Justices of the peace in Izard County approved $5,000 to provide a helping hand with geographic information systems in Assessor Tammy Sanders’ office, and she couldn’t be

School choice issue addressed by Hall

July 18, 2006 The Batesville School Board addressed some patrons’ concerns, tied up some loose ends and unveiled some flare Monday during its regular meeting.

Foley corrects Cedar Ridge information

July 18, 2006 SOUTHSIDE — Eighteen students who live in the Cedar Ridge District but are registered at Southside should not worry they won’t be able to attend Southside schools, Superintendent Dan Foley

Board fires Santucci

July 18, 2006 NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge school board voted unanimously to fire former superintendent Guy Santucci, effective immediately, Monday night.  

News of Other Days

July 18, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 28, 1993. 95 Years Ago