Wanted by the independence Sheriff’s Office

January 31, 2008 The following list of persons with active warrants is issued by the Independence County Sheriff's Office. Wanted persons are listed by their name, date of birth, city and number of warrants.

Third person arrested in string of burglaries

January 31, 2008 A third person has been arrested for alleged participation in several burglaries in Independence County in the past month, according to a circuit court affidavit filed by Detective Alan Cockrill of th

Guiding the way

January 31, 2008 HEBER SPRINGS - Pouring himself another cup of coffee, Sam Lester watches as the restaurant empties of eager fishermen.

News of Other Days

January 30, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 9, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Fire believed set

January 30, 2008 Police say arson is suspected to have been used to cover up a burglary of a home on Antioch Road early Tuesday.

Laura Parks to present quilting program

January 30, 2008 Laura Bailey Parks will present a program titled "Hills and Valleys: Light and Shadows: a Quilter's Story" at 4 p.m. Sunday in Old Independence Regional Museum.

Izard County parolee goes back to jail

January 30, 2008 MELBOURNE - A Melbourne man recently paroled by the Arkansas Department of Correction is back in the Izard County jail as of Sunday on a probation/parole hold, Sheriff Tate Lawrence said.