Woman charged with purse snatching

March 6, 2007 A Batesville woman faces felony charges following a purse snatching incident at the Batesville Kroger store, according to court documents filed by sheriff’s detective Jim Rudd.

Two injured in crash

March 6, 2007 Two people were reported injured in a motorcycle accident Monday afternoon.

Attorney: Board abusing its right

March 6, 2007 NEWARK — An area school board may be working outside the boundaries of the law, says an attorney who specializes in the Freedom of Information Act.

Doctor sued over death

March 6, 2007 ASH FLAT — A Hardy doctor is being sued for medical malpractice and White River Health System Inc.

News of Other Days

March 5, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 15, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Singers scheduled

March 5, 2007 The Kenyon College Chamber Singers, conducted by Dr. Benjamin Locke, will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, according to a news release issued by the college.

Man waits 39 years for Purple Heart

March 5, 2007 MOUNT PLEASANT — For 39 years, Alan “Skip” Gasperich has been telling people he earned a Purple Heart in Vietnam, but he didn’t have the medal to prove it.  

Ned Metcalf gives reaction

March 2, 2007 As soon as Wednesday’s edition of the Guard hit the streets, Ned Metcalf was getting phone calls a hundred miles away in Little Rock. 

County needs new garbage trucks

March 2, 2007 Independence County Judge Bill Hicks is seeking new garbage trucks for the county, and he got a step closer to that goal Thursday night by getting an OK from the solid waste committee.