News of Other Days

June 13, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 23, 1993. 95 Years Ago

Cave City woman attempts suicide

June 13, 2006 CAVE CITY — A 22-year-old Cave City woman attempted suicide Monday evening by allegedly taking 17 Lexapro prescription pills, Police Chief Vernon Gann said.

65-acre site set for new industrial location

June 13, 2006 Sixty-five acres of land recently purchased just south of Pfeiffer on Highway 167 for a new industrial park will be discussed by Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce board members at noon Wednesday at

Nursing home sale must go on ballot

June 13, 2006 ASH FLAT — The Sharp County Quorum Court on Monday learned that a proposed sale of the old Sharp Nursing Home property must go to voters in the November general election for their approval.

Lyon prof has his eyes on community, beyond

June 13, 2006 Editor’s Note: This is another in a series of articles about the involvement of Lyon College faculty and staff in the community. By Wil Shane Lyon College News Bureau

County says ‘no’ to private work

June 13, 2006 ASH FLAT — The Sharp County Quorum Court voted 7-2 Monday to adopt a resolution defining what roads and properties the county can legally work on.

Desio leaving

June 13, 2006 Southside — As a child, Alma Desio dreamed of becoming a medical missionary, helping treat the millions of Africans who, with no access to proper care, were sick or dying.

Commissioner resigns

June 13, 2006 Another planning commissioner has resigned. Mickey Powell announced his resignation effective immediately in a letter dated May 26 to Batesville Planning Commission chairwoman Carma Osborn.

Rural fire departments irked

June 13, 2006 Rural fire chiefs didn’t like a resolution approved by the Independence County Quorum Court last month and they let the court know about it Monday night.