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

Child of fighting couple placed in state custody

March 14, 2007 With a four minute response time, police officers arrived at the home of a 2-year-old boy who was later taken into state custody after his parents were arrested on domestic violence and drug charges T

County celebrates power generation

March 14, 2007 It took a couple of tries, but Lock and Dam No. 2 went online Tuesday afternoon with Clarksville Light & Water executive Hugh Harrison flipping the switch. 

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.