Fat chance

September 29, 2015 A new report says it has the straight skinny on fat America. “The State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America” was …

‘Urban Cowboy’ comes to Newark

September 28, 2015 Lacy Mitchell Covering events for the newspaper affords opportunities to enjoy some of area’s activities and recently, it meant getting …

Letters to the Editor

September 28, 2015 Kudos to Judge Griffin Dear Editor: An article on the front page of the Batesville Guard, Thursday, September 24, 2015, made me proud …

Disagreeing to agree

September 28, 2015 Tina Dupuy According to a Pew Research Center poll in 2010, nearly 123 million Americans (41 percent) believe the rapture …

Wise men bring wise gifts

September 25, 2015 Donetta Hubbard When Jesus was born three wise men brought him gifts. The men brought gold, frankincense and myrrh. While …

Be a savvy health care consumer

September 25, 2015 People are taking a more active role in how they purchase and pay for health care, with consumers driving more of the decision-making …

The taxman cometh

September 24, 2015 When it comes to government proposals, how they sound depends entirely on how one chooses to look at them. Is Obamacare the long-needed …