Business park eyes tenant

July 2, 2015 The Independence County Economic Development Commission may have landed a new tenant at the Southside Business Park. Details of the deal were discussed Tuesday …

Weekend Events

July 2, 2015 Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, July 3 - Sunday, July 5, 2015.

Filing deadline nears

July 2, 2015 As of Wednesday afternoon, the Independence County clerk’s office had two filings for area school board elections. Re-filing for Zone 2 and Zone 5 on …

Gov. names local woman to council

July 2, 2015 LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday announced the following appointments, among them a local woman, according to a news release. Tabitha …

Guard plans contest

July 2, 2015 In honor of the upcoming Independence County Fair, the Batesville Daily Guard is offering subscribers the chance to win one of three $100 Home …

Energy assistance available

July 2, 2015 Northcentral Arkansas Development Council Inc. has contracted with the Division of County Operations for local administration of the 2015 Summer Home Energy Regular Assistance …

Potluck to be held in Strawberry

July 2, 2015 STRAWBERRY — The Strawberry Area Senior Citizens Potluck is held at 10:30 a.m. every first Tuesday of the month at Strawberry Community Center.

VBS begins Monday

July 2, 2015 BETHESDA — Bethesda Campground Methodist Church will have vacation Bible school from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. Classes will be available …

Patriotic music meeting set

July 2, 2015 Community music will be held at 6 p.m. Monday in the Community Room at First Community Bank in Batesville. Those attending are asked …