Meinzer earns honor roll

June 30, 2015 MCKENZIE, Tenn. — Natalie Meinzer of Batesville has achieved the honor roll at Bethel University for the spring 2015 semester. To qualify, a student …

Farming bonds Sharp Co. family

June 29, 2015 ASH FLAT — Mandy Humphries was just 14 years old when she found the site of her future home. Having grown up a …

3rd member resigns from library board

June 29, 2015 A third member of the Independence County Library Board has resigned. Sandy Barnett confirmed Friday with the Guard that she submitted …

Football player snags shark

June 29, 2015 With a sudden jolt to his pole and line that began stripping off the reel at a frightening speed, 14-year-old Alex Neri of Batesville …

Money for orphanage

June 29, 2015 The Batesville class of 2015 recently raised $3,100 for an orphanage in South Africa. It was one of the largest donations …

Burglar call ends in arrest

June 29, 2015 A report of a man trying to break into a home in the 1000 block of Allen Chapel Road Wendesday night ended in …

Cedar Ridge board approves new hires

June 29, 2015 NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School Board presented Superintendent Dr. Ann Webb with a plaque of recognition for 33 years of service to …

Local schools in running for grant

June 29, 2015 ST. LOUIS — Two school districts in the Independence County area have been announced as finalists in this year’s America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education …