Bearden released

March 12, 2008 A man held on a $100,000 bond in connection with the death of a Newark man has been released from the Independence County jail after prosecutors determined there was not enough evidence to support any

Lyon prof details saga

March 12, 2008 In 1929, five men were accused of beating another man, then setting his body on fire. Two were accused of raping the victim's girlfriend and forcing her to watch the brutal killing.

News of Other Days

March 11, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 22, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Wanted by the independence County Sheriff’s Office

March 11, 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.

Interactive game helps history students learn

March 11, 2008 "Who started a civil war?" Batesville High student Chelsea Jeffrey asked 11th grade U.S. history teacher Bruce Qualls. "There are no civil wars right now," Qualls responded.

Sage man taken to jail after woman

March 11, 2008 A Sage man was arrested Friday night following a trip to a liquor store and an argument with his fiancee who reportedly threw her ring out a car window.

Races develop in Sharp County

March 11, 2008 ASH FLAT - A filing period for political party candidates that ended at noon Monday produced only three races for the May 20 Democratic primary in Sharp County - and two of those are for constable

Races develop in Independence County

March 11, 2008 Four people have filed for one Independence County justice of the peace seat, while other quorum court positions also have races.

Races develop in Izard County

March 11, 2008 MELBOURNE - Izard County has several races in categories of justice of the peace, county judge and sheriff.