High-speed pursuit ends with arrest

April 3, 2007 An attempt to serve a hot check warrant on a Concord man led to a high-speed chase, complete with car crashes, a foot pursuit and arrest late Monday night, according to the Independence County Sheriff

News of Other Days

April 3, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 13, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

New substation dedicated

April 3, 2007 MOOREFIELD — It was a rainy afternoon, but Moorefield Mayor Randy Nash had managed to stay dry, at least until he climbed into the dunking booth at the newly constructed Moorefield fire station.

Music Hall to open

April 3, 2007 CALICO ROCK — Local and regional musicians will soon have a new location in which to perform for their fans and the general public.

BPA tour of homes

April 3, 2007 For the first time, the Batesville Preservation Association will offer a Tour of Homes featuring the historic Westside neighborhood. The tour is set from 2 to 5 p.m. April 22.

Local woman arrested after passing out at pumps

April 2, 2007 A Batesville woman who passed out at the gas pumps of a local convenience store Friday afternoon, and the woman who came to assist her, were both arrested on a variety of charges.

Barbecue winners announced

April 2, 2007 The Parrothead Porkers of Memphis took home the honors of Grand Champion at the 17th Annual Ozark Hawg BBQ Championship in Batesville over the weekend.

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.