Archer’s ex-wife gives conflicting statements

September 28, 2007 The ex-wife of an Arkansas man in federal custody following the disappearance of four fishing boat crew members issued a statement Thursday saying she didn’t know if her former husband was capab

JPs need answers

September 28, 2007 In a meeting that was supposed to center around three different proposed fee structures that could possibly be used to bankroll the solid waste fund, some members of the Independence County Solid W

Parents wait for news

September 27, 2007 MOUNTAIN HOME — Sam and Betty Archer have spent the past several days glued to the television, checking the Internet and reading newspapers. 

News of Other Days

September 27, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 7, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Case still active

September 27, 2007 MELBOURNE — Three years ago today the body of a 22-year-old Mountain View woman was found down a 35-foot embankment about five miles south of Melbourne on Arkansas Highway 9.

Survivor claims hijackers killed missing boat crew

September 27, 2007 MIAMI — A new twist developed Wednesday in the case of the missing crew of the Miami Beach charter fishing boat Joe Cool, reportedly chartered by Independence County fugitive Kirby Archer and an

Questions continue

September 26, 2007 The Kirby Archer found floating in a life raft 160 miles south of Bimini Island has been positively identified as the same Kirby Archer accused of stealing $92,000 from the Batesville Wal-Mart store i

Ark Vets bingo begins Sunday

September 26, 2007 B-1.   I-17. N-34. G-49. O-75. The electronic flash board, television monitors, tables and chairs are already in place.