Superseding indictment filed Wednesday

December 6, 2007 LITTLE ROCK — A former teacher under house arrest has been granted permission by a judge to spend the holidays with family, and a new indictment handed down means he will get to appear before a

Drugs found in courtroom

December 5, 2007 A jail inmate who allegedly was passed illegal drugs in a Batesville courtroom is now facing additional charges of possession of a controlled substance.

News of Other Days

December 5, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 15, 1994.73 YEARS AGO

Wanted by the Independence County Sheriff

December 5, 2007 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.

Two killed in motorcycle, truck accidents

December 5, 2007 One man was killed Wednesday afternoon when his truck hit a tree and another was killed Wednesday night when his motorcycle left the roadway and overturned, according to Arkansas State Police reports.

Midland looks to dump distress status

December 5, 2007 PLEASANT PLAINS — Midland School District Superintendent Lynn Roe King is hopeful the saying “good things come to those who wait” will apply to his school.

Two arrested

December 4, 2007 Two men who left a tire shop without paying for tires and had held a screwdriver in what was described as a threatening manner were taken into custody minutes after the incident was reported.