Armed driver facing drug, firearm charges

March 14, 2007 Driving with his license plate in the back glass of his car got a Batesville man busted on charges of drug paraphernalia and traffic violations early this morning, according to police reports.

Suspect identified in theft of recovered truck

March 14, 2007 MELBOURNE — A suspect has been identified in the theft of a 2004 Chevrolet 1500 stolen from the Leland and Connie Jackson residence in Myron, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence.

News of Other Days

March 14, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 24, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Payment center changes location

March 13, 2007 The Payment Center of Batesville may have changed locations but the service is still the same, according to manager Cecilia Smith. 

County purchases lift; will share

March 13, 2007 The Independence County Quorum Court took the first step Monday night in securing a 60-foot man lift that it could share with the city of Batesville. 

Reward offered

March 13, 2007 MELBOURNE — A $10,000 reward has been posted for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of Rebekah Gould more than two years ago.

Shooting suspect arrested

March 13, 2007 A man once considered possibly armed and dangerous is behind bars in the Independence County jail following his arrest just before 1 p.m. Monday. 

FBI nabs college student

March 12, 2007 Jacob Halley, a Lyon College baseball player, has a March 23 court date in Escambia County in Florida as a result of his arrest last Wednesday, according to an article on the Pensacola News Journal&rs