Sears robber suspected in other crimes

June 8, 2005 A serial robber may be responsible for the Batesville Sears robbery on April 10, along with several others in the area and authorities are stepping up their efforts to catch him, according to the I

Vendors forced to collect taxes

June 7, 2005 When Freddie Bates pulled into Batesville's Farmers Market with a load of pumpkins last October, he had no idea he was going to have to collect sales taxes in order to sell them.

News of Other Days

June 7, 2005 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 12, 1992. 89 Years Ago

Jim Mitchum Jr. dies

June 7, 2005 A dedicated Batesville City Council member and Lyon College professor has died.

Walling completes seminar

June 7, 2005 CAVE CITY - Gina Walling of Cave City, a Modern Woodmen of America representative, has completed a five-day educational program at Modern Woodmen's home office in Rock Island, Ill.

Military News

June 7, 2005 LCpl. David A. Rowe has been promoted in a ceremony June 1 from private first class to lance corporal. LCpl. Rowe is stationed at Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Va.

Theft by receiving charges filed

June 7, 2005 Charges of theft by receiving have been filed against a Batesville man after a high-speed chase that ended in a wrecked police car and a stolen car.

Lame horses bought over Internet

June 7, 2005 Selling of lame horses on the Internet by an Illinois woman has affected at least two buyers in Independence County.