Accomplice ends silence

August 31, 2007 When James Snyder Jr. graduated from high school in 1985 he planned on going to college, preferably Harvard; becoming a lawyer and someday working with Amnesty International.

News of Other Days

August 31, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 12, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

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.

Juvenile charged as adult

August 31, 2007 ASH FLAT — A West Plains juvenile who led police on a chase between Cave City and Batesville at speeds of up to 115 miles an hour has been charged as an adult in Sharp County Circuit Court, acco

Task force nixes tax increase

August 31, 2007 The newly formed Solid Waste Task Force met for the first time Thursday night to discuss possible ways to finance Independence County’s solid waste program.

Inmate beaten

August 31, 2007 ASH FLAT — Three Sharp County jail inmates have been charged in Sharp County Circuit Court for allegedly beating another inmate so severely his spleen had to be removed, according to affidavits

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.”