Aug 20 2001 by Chuck Ross
In return for a guilty plea, first degree violation of a minor charges against a Jonesboro man were reduced and the assessed jail sentence was suspended.
Aug 20 2001 by admin
Several incidents of theft were reported to deputies of the Independence County Sheriff’s Office during the weekend.
Aug 20 2001 by Guard Staff
The fairest of the fair were on display at the Independence County Fairgrounds Friday evening, as judges selected Petite Miss Independence County and Petite Young Miss Independence County.
BEEBE – Arkansas State University-Beebe will open its 2001 Concert-Lecture Series with the hypnotic presentation of Michael Anthony, a world-class mentalist, according to a news release.
Aug 16 2001 by Jim Chlebak
Jim Shirrell, president of The Independence County Economic Development Foundation, told the Guard this morning he is resigning because he can no longer give the position the attention it deserves.
Aug 16 2001 by admin
A man wanted for murder in North Carolina was taken into custody this week by authorities in Izard County, according to Izard County Sheriff Joe Martz.
STRAWBERRY – Randy Scarbrough, superintendent of the River Valley School District, has announced classes for the 2001-02 school year will begin Monday.
The Lyon College Pipe Band finished second in its classification Saturday in the World Pipe Band Championship in Glasgow, Scotland, according to a news release.
EVENING SHADE – The Evening Shade School Board agreed Thursday to hire Cindy Armstrong as a second-grade teacher, said Superintendent Ron Taylor.
Aug 16 2001 by Chuck Ross
A local woman’s vehicle collided with a railroad locomotive at a Batesville crossing Wednesday.
The Independence County Local Emergency Planning Committee met Tuesday to prepare for its annual community emergency response drill scheduled for Sep.
POWHATAN – Lake Charles State Park will have a booth at the Lawrence County Fair in Imboden from 5-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, said Stan Starling, interpreter.