News of Other Days

March 5, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 16, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Izard officers make drug, other arrests

March 5, 2008 MELBOURNE - The Izard County Sheriff's Office has made several recent drug-related and various other arrests, according to a news release from Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Arrests include:

More filings announced

March 5, 2008 More candidates have filed for offices, according to information from the Independence County Clerk's Office. Those filing between 10:15 a.m. Tuesday and 9:30 a.m. today are:

Nelson running for JP

March 5, 2008 Larry Nelson has announced his candidacy for Independence County justice of the peace District 7.

Man allegedly high on fumes

March 5, 2008 A Batesville man reportedly caught shoplifting at Wal-Mart Monday morning may have been high from sniffing paint, according to investigating officer Fred Friar with the Independence County Sheriff'

UPS employee recognized for volunteerism

March 5, 2008 Colin Patterson's love of fishing has somehow evolved into doing good works. Now, he has become one of only a handful in the United States recognized by UPS for his volunteerism.

Car, cash seized

March 5, 2008 SEARCY - A Chevrolet Corvette and almost $3,500 in cash were seized Feb. 27 after the Pangburn Police Department stopped the vehicle for a minor traffic violation, White County Sheriff's Cpl.

Izard County — Wet or dry?

March 5, 2008 HORSESHOE BEND - Twenty years ago voters in Izard County soundly defeated the idea of changing the county from dry to wet.

Wilkes withdraws as candidate

March 4, 2008 EVENING SHADE - Buell Wilkes of Evening Shade announced Thursday that he is withdrawing as a candidate for re-election to the District 9 justice of the peace seat on the Sharp County Quorum Court.