Brown, Long seek position

November 2, 2006 ASH FLAT — Sharp County will have a new county judge come Jan. 1 — that much is certain. Who that judge will be is up to the voters in Tuesday’s general election.

Man who fled police Charged with felony

November 2, 2006 Already facing charges of parole violation, a Batesville man is now being charged with felony fleeing after he led police on a three county chase Thursday afternoon.

Utilities commission OKs budget

November 2, 2006 Without a rate increase, the Batesville Water Utilities will get into deficit spending over the next five years, according to estimated budget figures.

Victims remembered

November 1, 2006 Twenty-six women were killed in Arkansas last year, most of them violently at the hands of someone who had their trust. None of those deaths occurred in Independence County.

Mayoral candidates make their pitches

November 1, 2006 CAVE CITY — Voters in Cave City have two choices for mayor on the Nov. 7 general election ballot — incumbent Carl Johnson and challenger Norman Kraiger.

Eastman sale complete

November 1, 2006 FutureFuel Chemical Co. of Batesville today began operation as Arkansas’ largest producer of biodiesel with plans to become even larger, according to a press release.

News of Other Days

November 1, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 11, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO

Voting kinks cause concerns

November 1, 2006 Amid early voters’ claims of incorrect or “spontaneous” ballots, chairman of the Southside Incorporation Committee Byron Southerland told the Guard he is satisfied with the Independe

News of Other Days

October 31, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 10, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO