Banks help fund shelter

October 10, 2006 When bids for the new city animal shelter came in over projections, Mayor Joe Biard knew he’d have to get creative.

Man crashes while repossessing sister’s car

October 9, 2006 A Batesville man suffered minor injuries after he wrecked a car he was allegedly repossessing from his sister, according to Deputy Jonathan Brown of the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.

Improper parking leads to drug arrest

October 9, 2006 An improperly parked car at a fast food restaurant resulted in the driver going to jail on drug charges early this morning, according to Deputy Wayne Green.

Monument honors Melton, Marcum, Buie, McHalffey

October 9, 2006 Soldiers at the National Guard Armory will be able to see the fruits of their labor this weekend as the completion of a memorial they have been working on to honor their fallen comrades is completed.

Hydraulics go out on truck

October 9, 2006 The city’s only snorkel truck is now just a pumper truck, after the hydraulics went out last week.  

Mother charged

October 9, 2006 Two small boys, ages 5 and 2, are under the care of social services after their mother was reportedly found passed out at 51 Holly Lane early Wednesday morning.

News of Other Days

October 9, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 19, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO

It’s time to make hunting vehicle repairs

October 6, 2006 With the bite of fall in the early mornings, many of us hunters are already in the mode of collecting and organizing hunting gear and making any needed repairs.