Grimes named director

March 25, 2008 Main Street Batesville has a new executive director. Paula Grimes has replaced Bob Gerner, who has relocated out of state.

Winkle announces for council

March 25, 2008 Don Winkle is announcing his candidacy for Batesville City Council Ward 3, Position 1, a position currently held by Fred Krug. Winkle is running as an independent.

Berry tours flooded counties

March 25, 2008 Mattresses. Chairs and couches. End tables. Bookcases and dressers. And a large Dumpster in the middle of the street.

News of Other Days

March 24, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 4, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Internet scam is reported

March 24, 2008 A man has filed a complaint with the Independence County Sheriff's Office concerning a possible Internet scam.

Thefts reported during flooding

March 24, 2008 In at least one instance, thieves used recent flood waters as a distraction while they struck a rural property owner, who is also a sheriff's deputy.

Solis seeks JP seat

March 24, 2008 Homer S. Solis has announced his bid for election as an Independence County justice of the peace for District 5.

Redesigned $5 in circulation

March 24, 2008 A brand new redesigned $5 bill was distributed by the Federal Reserve on March 13 and one of the first made its way to the Batesville area Wednesday morning.

Tax on property bill is ‘voluntary’

March 24, 2008 An ordinance the Independence County Quorum Court passed more than a year ago is raising some questions now that citizens are receiving their property tax bill.