Rape charge filed

April 2, 2007 ASH FLAT — A 39-year-old Cave City man arrested Wednesday has been charged with rape and sexual abuse in connection with incidents involving a child, Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weaver said.

Armory displays weaponry

March 30, 2007 Soldiers with the 39th Brigade Combat Team, Bravo Company were on hand at the Arkansas Army National Guard Armory in Batesville Monday for an open house.  

Charges filed against woman who took gas money

March 30, 2007 A customer’s asking for a receipt has resulted in a Batesville woman’s losing her job and being charged with felony theft, according to records filed with the Independence County Circuit C

Local teens claim assault

March 30, 2007 Two local teens say they were assaulted in separate incidents in Batesville Thursday afternoon and night, according to police reports.

Wall of Honor unveiled

March 29, 2007 Jim Barnett may be the oldest standing member of the American Legion Post 114, but he has trouble finding the hut’s front door Tuesday evening as he arrives for the Legion’s Wall of Honor

Lifting others’ spirits

March 29, 2007 CAVE CITY — At age 87, Delmos Perkey and his son Dave visited a local nursing home where the elder Perkey knew several of the residents.

News of Other Days

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

Police chief to stay on

March 29, 2007 CAVE CITY — Despite rumors to the contrary, Vernon Gann is staying on as police chief in Cave City, Mayor Carl Johnson said Wednesday.

Sewer bid rejected

March 29, 2007 SOUTHSIDE — The only bid for construction of one phase of the proposed sewer system at Southside was rejected by the local public water authority board Tuesday night, Manager John Richardson sai