Police investigate gun theft

August 31, 2007 Independence County authorities have taken reports of theft and forgery of several checks, as well as the theft of car stereo equipment, a shotgun and farm equipment.

FutureFuels looking to change tax rate

August 30, 2007 Representatives from FutureFuels, the Batesville School District, the Cedar Ridge School District and Independence County met with the county equalization board this morning at the Citizen Bank Annex.

War hero could make, fix anything

August 30, 2007 CAVE CITY — “He could make anything he wanted to.”  “He could fix anything.” “He was the best finish carpenter.”

Manslaughter plea entered

August 30, 2007 ASH FLAT — An accomplice in a 20-year-old murder case will not face the death penalty or spend the rest of his life behind bars.

Local area not affected by mortgage meltdown

August 29, 2007 While national news projects the housing market as “gloom and doom,” local bankers and real estate agents say the American Dream is still attainable — and perhaps more importantly, a

Legal agent fined

August 29, 2007 Not filing bankruptcy for a client and working without a license during that time-frame has resulted in a local attorney’s being publicly sanctioned and fined.

News of Other Days

August 29, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 8, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Store employee arrested for theft

August 29, 2007 MELBOURNE — An employee of the Snappy Mart in Calico Rock has been charged with stealing money out of the cash register, Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said.

NTSB releases report on plane crash

August 29, 2007 The National Transportation Safety Board released its preliminary report on a Jan. 4 airplane accident that killed two Texas men.