Man arrested at Lock 2 for drugs

July 6, 2015 A routine patrol of the White River at Lock 2 in the Bethesda area early Thursday morning led Independence County Deputy Johnny Byler to …

Girlfriend’s bond set at $50K

July 6, 2015 A woman who shot a man in the eye and then transported him to the hospital has been charged with battery and bond set …

Dahl named director

July 6, 2015 Batesville Area Arts Council has welcomed a new executive director, Carly Dahl, as of June 8. Dahl has served on the board for …

Anime Blues Con to be held

July 6, 2015 MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Anime Blues Con, a convention dedicated to bringing art and culture of all things Asian and anime, will be Friday, Saturday …

Planning meeting canceled

July 6, 2015 The Batesville Planning Commission has canceled its July meeting, which had been scheduled for 6 tonight, as there are no items on the agenda …

News of Other Days

July 6, 2015 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 29, 2003.

Creative writing contest to be held

July 6, 2015 ASH FLAT — A creative writing contest will be held in conjunction with the Sharp County Fair. All entries should be received by …

Canoeing workshop set

July 6, 2015 POCAHONTAS — A canoeing workshop will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. July 11 at Davidsonville Historic State Park in Pocahontas. Participants …

Newlyweds offered subscription

July 6, 2015 The Batesville Daily Guard is offering a month of free home delivery of the newspaper within our circulation area to newlyweds. To start …