Three wanted for forgery of city checks

July 31, 2007 Three men from Independence County are wanted by the Independence County Sheriff’s Office on charges of felony forgery of checks stolen from the city of Cushman, according to a court affidavit f

Quail Valley raid allegedly yields drugs

July 31, 2007 With search warrant in hand, police raided a Quail Valley residence Friday morning where they reportedly found a large quantity of marijuana in a picnic cooler.

One arrested in forgery attempt

July 31, 2007 An arrest has been made in a case of attempted forgery reported to the Independence County Sheriff’s Office Thursday morning.

Calico Rock church to host fundraiser for mortgage

July 31, 2007 CALICO ROCK — Everything from a 1985 Ford LTD II to 30 yards of gravel to a 12-gauge single shot shotgun make up the list of prizes in Calico Rock’s Gospel Truth Church fundraiser.

Lyon to welcome new students

July 30, 2007 Lyon College is rolling out the “red carpet” this week as it begins its 2007-08 academic year. The “Red Carpet Days,” slated for Aug. 17, will welcome new students.

News of Other Days

July 30, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 9, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Metal thefts, other burglaries reported

July 30, 2007 A number of burglaries and thefts were reported to the Independence County Sheriff’s Office over the weekend, starting with the theft of a large quantity of scrap metal from an old salvage yard.

Caught on tape, burglar fesses up

July 30, 2007 Three burglaries in as many months prompted a local businessman to install hidden cameras, which then led to the arrest of a Batesville man as a suspect following a fourth incident, according to a cou

Paving, lighting bid accepted for new school

July 30, 2007 CAVE CITY — The Cave City School Board accepted a bid of $923,842 from Atlas Asphalt for parking lot paving and lighting at the new high school complex, Superintendent Steven Green said.

Cardboard ship wins Pride of Fleet

July 30, 2007 HEBER SPRINGS — Spectators at the 21st Annual World Championship Cardboard Boat Race in Heber Springs Saturday were in awe of the Black Pearl.