Woman in handcuffs escapes armed man

August 17, 2007 A woman who was handcuffed and being forced to leave her home managed to flee her armed abductor and call 911 Thursday afternoon.

Cleburne officers catch escaped felon

August 16, 2007 An escapee from a work detail who managed to elude police officers from two counties and three agencies in 105-degree heat Wednesday was later caught in Cleburne County, according to the Independence

Building Dreams

August 16, 2007 Some of them may have never hammered a nail, sawed a board or painted a wall, but it doesn’t matter.

News of Other Days

August 16, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 26, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Wanted by the Independence County Sheriff

August 16, 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.

Hot sand causes burns on feet

August 16, 2007 Jacksonport — Jacksonport State Park has had two serious injuries on the beach recently, according to park interpreter Richard Spilman.

Former band teacher indicted for porn

August 15, 2007 LITTLE ROCK — A former band teacher at Izard County Consolidated School was indicted last week by a grand jury in Little Rock.