Robber held by victims

April 7, 2008 An armed robbery spree over the weekend came to an end when victims jumped their accused robber, took his gun away and held him until police arrived, according to police reports.

Hazardous waste poses threat

April 7, 2008 Garbage. It is something quickly forgotten once the trash can is emptied and becomes someone else's concern.

Capital murder suspects appear in court

April 7, 2008 Dressed in orange jumpsuits and transported in separate vehicles, the three men accused of killing a Stone County man last week were brought to Independence County this morning to see if they qualify

News of Other Days

April 4, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 17, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Tornado sweeps state, counties dodge bullet

April 4, 2008 No homes are being threatened and all dams are holding strong following a night of heavy thunderstorms across north central Arkansas, according to local emergency officials.

No headlight leads police to meth

April 3, 2008 A traffic stop for no headlight allegedly led state police to a woman in possession of methamphetamine, according to an affidavit filed in circuit court by 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force agent

Several thefts reported to authorities

April 3, 2008 A 2005 Honda four-wheeler was among the items taken from a Newport Road residence overnight last Thursday, according to the Independence County Sheriff's Office.

Charges filed against man wielding gun

April 3, 2008 A man shot for allegedly pointing a gun at a policeman at the Batesville Wal-Mart store is facing several felony charges, according to a court affidavit filed by Special Agent Wendell Jines of the Ark