Southside Water to meet

February 4, 2016 SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Public Water Authority will meet at 6 p.m. Feb. 9 at 1401 Batesville Blvd. for its regular and annual meetings, …

News of Other Days

February 4, 2016 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 19, 2002.   158 YEARS AGO A gentleman who signs himself …

Love’s Closet to be open

February 4, 2016 Love’s Closet, a free clothing distribution center, will be open from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Ruddell Hill Baptist Church.

S-Rock nets grant

February 4, 2016 SULPHUR ROCK — State Rep. James Sturch recently presented Mayor Billy Burns a General Improvement Fund check for $20,000 for park improvements at the …

Delegates endorse Rubio

February 4, 2016 LITTLE ROCK — Two Arkansas congressmen and the state’s lieutenant governor backed Marco Rubio for the Republican presidential nomination Wednesday, throwing their support …

Trump’s plane lands in TN

February 4, 2016 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Donald Trump’s Boeing 757 plane was diverted to the Nashville International Airport after the control tower received a report that …

Bassmasters meet tonight

February 4, 2016 Batesville Bassmasters receive the tournament schedule for this year tonight when they meet in the George Rider Room at First Community Bank’s main branch, …

Alcohol initiative gearing up

February 3, 2016 Keep Our Dollars in Independence County has renewed an effort locally to allow for the sale of alcohol in this county. The group, …

Mother charged in baby death

February 3, 2016 One count of manslaughter and two counts of endangering the welfare of a minor in the first degree are being charged to the mother in the death of one of her twin infants.