Road reopens

July 24, 2015 CALAMINE — Calamine Road, about 1 1/2 miles off Highway 115 in Sharp County, is now open after bridge repairs, road superintendent Dan Melbourne …

ACF Giving Tree grants available

July 23, 2015 ASH FLAT — Nonprofits in Sharp County can go to arcf.org to apply for Giving Tree grants through the Sharp County Community Foundation, an …

Soup kitchen open Mondays, Tuesdays

July 23, 2015 New days have been announced for Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church’s soup kitchen located at Ninth and Oak streets in Batesville. The kitchen …

Weekend Events

July 23, 2015 Weekend events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Friday, July 24 - Sunday, July 26, 2015.

Armed citizens guard recruiters

July 23, 2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gun-toting citizens are showing up at military recruiting centers around the country, saying they plan to protect recruiters following last …

Correction

July 23, 2015 A picture in Wednesday’s edition incorrectly identified a soldier honored during the Independence County Fair. The Guard had a photo of a display, and …

News of Other Days

July 23, 2015 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 15, 2003.   108 YEARS AGO The citizens of Cotter are very much …