Death believed to be suicide

December 27, 2007  The death of a Cave City man is under investigation by the Criminal Investigations Division of the Independence County Sheriff’s Office after he allegedly shot himself early this morning.

Izard County arrests made

December 27, 2007 MELBOURNE — The Izard County Sheriff’s Department has made several drug, alcohol, assault and other arrests recently, according to Sheriff Tate Lawrence.

Chamber to host business events

December 27, 2007 The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting requests for companies to host a “business after hours.” The events will be held on the fourth Thursday of each month at 4:30 p.m.

Arson suspected at Southside

December 27, 2007 SOUTHSIDE — A house fire at Southside Wednesday afternoon is believed to be an act of arson, according to reports from the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. 

Bank completes $10,000 pledge

December 27, 2007 First Community Bank has announced the final two recipients of its $1,000 community gifts, completing a $10,000 pledge in celebration of the bank’s anniversary.

News of Other Days

December 26, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 5, 1995.73 YEARS AGO

Finding reasons to smile

December 24, 2007 It’s almost Christmas and Taylor Gregory is busy wrapping last-minute gifts, baking cookies with her mother, joking with her sister and playing with her 7-month old puppy, Cammie.

News of Other Days

December 24, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 4, 1995.73 YEARS AGO