Driver of stolen vehicle charged with DWI

August 25, 2017 The driver of a stolen pickup truck was charged with driving while intoxicated after he was stopped by an Independence County Sheriff’s Deputy Wednesday …

Batesville 911 goes silent

August 25, 2017 Phone lines to the Independence County 911 emergency center, as well as the Independence County Sheriff’s Office were cut by workers Thursday afternoon, silencing …

Museum adds rare piece to exhibit

August 25, 2017 CALICO ROCK — The Calico Rock Museum Heritage and Visitor Center has received several unique tools that have been a tremendous asset to the …

News of Other Days

August 25, 2017 Editor’s note: News of Other Days is reprinted as is from the 1982 Guard. The newspaper cannot make present-day corrections to past news stories.   …

City settles over arrest

August 25, 2017 CENTERTON (AP) — The Centerton City Council has approved a $100,000 settlement for a former Fayetteville student who was wrongfully arrested by Centerton police …

Man sentenced for threats

August 25, 2017 TEXARKANA (AP) — An Arkansas man who mailed letters in 2015 threatening to kill several of the state’s mayors if they didn’t meet his …