Chandler to retire Friday

March 27, 2008 After 23 years as receptionist for the Independence County Sheriff's Office, Barbara Chandler is retiring.

Underage drinking topic of meeting

March 27, 2008 MELBOURNE - While getting $600,000 to spend over the next four years is a good thing, the reason for getting it is not.

Black Mold case closed

March 27, 2008 With sore throats, burning eyes and difficulty breathing becoming a daily discomfort at work, Independence County sheriff's investigators were relocated.

News of Other Days

March 26, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 6, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Four contracts not renewed

March 26, 2008 MELBOURNE - Four teachers are among those affected by the merging of two school campuses.

City council recognizes deputy

March 26, 2008 A ceremony honoring Independence County Sheriff's Deputy Bret Ward for saving a mother and daughter from drowning during recent floods was held during the Batesville City Council's regular meeting

Local business adds 40 jobs

March 26, 2008 New jobs are coming Batesville. Pilgrim's Pride Corporation announced Tuesday afternoon that it is expanding its Batesville plant to include the addition of new cut-up and marinating operations.

Unidentified man found

March 26, 2008 A partially decomposed body was found in a wooded area near Egner Cemetery on Allen Chapel Road Tuesday afternoon.

Woman recounts rescue

March 26, 2008 It would be anyone's worst nightmare. "You see water coming at you that you know you're about to be trapped in. It's cold, dark, and you're drowning with your child."