Letter to the Editor

February 19, 2015 Dear Editor: I was pleased to read Rick Jensen’s op-ed piece in the Feb. 16 issue of the Batesville Guard concerning the ridiculous inclusion of …

Give it a chance

February 19, 2015 Rick Baber “Into Focus” Name a small town where everybody agrees with all the decisions of the mayor and the …

Becoming ‘death qualified’

February 18, 2015 Andrea Bruner “Hear Here” What does it mean to be a “death qualified” juror? The first time I saw …

Rogue electronics

February 18, 2015 Jeanni Brosius “Where We Live” After I bought my new smart television a while back, I thought my next fun …

Hernando de Soto, Part II

February 18, 2015 Dr. Ken Bridges “History Minute” Editor’s note: This is the second of two parts about the explorer Hernando de …

How many more wars?

February 18, 2015 Last week President Obama sent Congress legislation to authorize him to use force against ISIS “and associated persons and forces” anywhere in the world …

Life without Waylon, Johnny and Daddy

February 16, 2015 Lacy Mitchell “Retro Active” When Waylon Jennings died Feb. 13, 2002, I cried for Daddy. Waylon was his favorite artist …

Letter to the Editor

February 16, 2015 Dear editor: On Friday, Jan. 30, I went on a field trip to the Old Independence Regional Museum with my son’s class (Southside …