Female jailers claim discrimination

June 1, 2006 Three Independence County employees, who say they were passed over for promotion because of their gender, are suing Sheriff Keith Bowers.

News of Other Days

June 1, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 10, 1993. 95 Years Ago

‘Strive to Drive’

June 1, 2006 MELBOURNE — The roar of the engine announced Lynnsey Martin the winner of Freedom Ford’s Strive to Drive Celebration on Saturday.

Man arrested for DWI

June 1, 2006 A Batesville man, acting suspicious at a stop light, was arrested early this morning for driving while intoxicated and other traffic violations, according to Deputy John Carroll.

Young pitches loft living

May 31, 2006 “Preserving Our Past, Building Our Future” is the motto of Main Street Batesville, and with that in mind, loft apartments could be the shot in the arm needed to pump up Batesville&rsquo

News of Other Days

May 31, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 9, 1993. 95 Years Ago

Alread’s last class

May 31, 2006 Editor’s note: The writer’s wife, Wanda Brock Stroud, was among six graduates in 1969, the first class to graduate in the then-new Hornets’ Nest gymnasium.

Sara Pope passed traditions down to family

May 31, 2006 Sara Pope’s family made education a family business. “Our parents were strong believers in education, and they passed that on to all of us,” said her brother, John Mays.