Banking scam aimed at elderly

September 21, 2006 A new scam is being worked in the Independence County area, according to the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.

Jailers recognized

September 21, 2006 Two Independence County jailers have been credited with saving the life of an inmate who jumped from a balcony railing in an attempt to hang himself.

Sheriff begins moving

September 21, 2006 SEARCY — White County Sheriff Pat Garrett, his staff and county inmates will soon move into a new home — the $15 million, 98,000-square-foot White County Detention Center at 1600 Booth Roa

Batesville continues to work on improvements

September 20, 2006 If any parents not employed by the Batesville School District would have attended Monday night’s annual report to the public/regular school board meeting, they would have learned the district is

Chamber holds meeting

September 20, 2006 Finding a new president/chief executive officer was the top issue discussed at the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce board meeting last week.

News of Other Days

September 20, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 30, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO

Woman arrested for intox while looking for dog

September 20, 2006 Thinking she was in Pough-keepsie and looking for her dog, a woman was arrested for public intoxication early this morning in front of a Batesville motel, according to Independence County Deputy Randy

Child thrown from vehicle

September 20, 2006 Two small children were injured and one ejected from a vehicle in a roll-over accident Monday afternoon, before their father was arrested on numerous traffic violations, according to Deputy Ernie Gill