Woman reports fraudulent charges

June 15, 2015 A Batesville woman on Thursday reported fraudulent use of her debit card after her bank called to notify her of the charges. Myrtle …

Man in boat killed by lightning

June 15, 2015 BENTONVILLE (AP) — The Benton County Sheriff’s Office says a man on a boat was killed by a lightning strike on Beaver Lake.

Employee to be recognized

June 15, 2015 MELBOURNE — Ozarka College in Melbourne will host a farewell reception for Dr. Dennis Rittle, provost and executive vice president of learning, from 10 …

News of Other Days

June 15, 2015 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 9, 2003.

Area students participate in MASH

June 15, 2015 NEWPORT — Six senior high school students from Jackson, Independence and White counties recently attended a Medical Applications of Science for Health (MASH) camp …

Cushman council to hear reports

June 15, 2015 CUSHMAN — The Cushman City Council will meet at 6:30 tonight at the Cushman Community Center to hear reports and approve bills. Meetings …

JPs to discuss finances

June 15, 2015 Members of the Independence County Quorum Court will hold an ad-hoc committee meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the county courthouse. The committee …

Water board to meet

June 15, 2015 PFEIFFER — The Pfeiffer Public Water Authority will meet at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Batesville Municipal Building. Meetings are open to the …