Tools stolen in weekend burglary

January 3, 2006 A Batesville man reported $4,100 worth of tools were taken from his shop over the weekend, according to a report from the Independence County Sheriff's Office.

Local bank CEOs to Kiwanis club:

January 3, 2006 2005 stands as a year of growth and reclamation for Batesville and Independence County, which will both see continued success in 2006, area banking leaders told members of the Batesville Kiwanis Cl

News of Other Days

January 3, 2006 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 12, 1993. 96 Years Ago

City council deals with same old, same old

January 3, 2006 The widening of Harrison Street. Chadwick Street-Dylan Lane paving situation. A failed hotel/hamburger tax. Subdivision codes. Resignations of three planning commissioners.

Powell joins law firm

January 3, 2006 The Blankenship Law Firm located at 157 N. Broad St., has announced the addition of Carla Powell.

Man allegedly tries to get dog to attack officer

January 3, 2006 <p style="">After allegedly assaulting an officer with a knife and struggling with police officers, a Sulphur Rock man is being held without bond in the Independence County jail.</p>

Blevins opens insurance office

January 3, 2006 Kermit Blevins may be a new Farmers Insurance Group agent in Batesville, but he's not new to Batesville.

Stabbing death investigated

January 3, 2006 <p style="">CAVE CITY - Two people wanted for questioning in the murder of a Cave City man are on their way to Sharp County.</p>


January 2, 2006 <p style="">HICKORY RIDGE, DEC. 3, 1990 - All the headlines hanging in the news racks downtown asked the same question - will the &quot;big one&quot; hit today?