Police remain close-mouthed about funeral home shooting

February 21, 2007 HEBER SPRINGS — Two Olmstead family members were wounded by a firearm as they struggled during a fight at the funeral home they own in Heber Springs on Saturday morning, Police Chief David Smith

Wildlife officer finds stolen vehicle

February 21, 2007 While looking for possible illegal fishing activities in the southeastern part of Independence County, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Wildlife Officer Ryan Nast found more than he expected.

Wanted by the Indepedence County Sheriff

February 20, 2007 The following list of persons with active warrants is issued by the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. Wanted persons are listed by their name, date of birth, city and number of warrants.

Two die under similar circumstances

February 20, 2007 CHEROKEE VILLAGE — A 31-year-old woman was found dead in her father’s home in Cherokee Village Thursday after her father called a neighbor to check on her, Police Chief Scott Goodwin said.

News of Other Days

February 20, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 2, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Two die in accident

February 20, 2007 Two people died in crashes in separate counties within 20 minutes of each other Monday afternoon, according to state police records.

History of Old Military Road

February 20, 2007 Parts of the Old Military Road that took travelers from southeast Missouri across Arkansas to the Red River Valley of Texas are still in use today, Southwest Trail researcher Bill Leach said during a

ES man charged with rape

February 20, 2007 ASH FLAT — A 19-year-old former Evening Shade man is being charged as an adult in connection with an alleged rape that occurred when he was 15, Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weaver said.

Bad Boy to sponsor Martin in truck series

February 20, 2007 Local NASCAR icon Mark Martin, never known for the “Bad Boy” image, will be behind the wheel of a Bad Boy Inc.-sponsored Craftsman Truck this week in California.