Brewing up a good life

February 9, 2007 MELBOURNE — Bo Kirgis gestures toward a customer sitting in the corner of the Mill Creek Coffee Shoppe.

Utilities puts tax proposal in motion

February 9, 2007 The Batesville Water Utility is asking the city council to support a sales tax to finance several million dollars in wastewater improvements. 

Police officer involved in shooting

February 9, 2007 HIGHLAND — A man who led police on a Labor Day 2004 pursuit that resulted in three wrecked police cars in Sharp County was shot this morning by a state trooper, according to preliminary reports.

Phoney money, ID theft reported

February 8, 2007 A torn and taped $20 bill used to pay for gas at a local convenience store has been found to be altered, according to Sgt. Mike Price with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.

E-Shade campus may become magnet school

February 8, 2007 CAVE CITY — The Cave City School Board is considering making the Evening Shade Elementary campus a Math and Science Magnet School next term.

Flight plan

February 8, 2007 As a little boy, Bob Parman wanted one thing: To fly.

News of Other Days

February 8, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 18, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Wanted by the Indepedence County Sheriff

February 8, 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.

Gracie Barra wins at tournament

February 7, 2007 LITTLE ROCK — Although it opened less than five months ago, Gracie Barra Arkansas Brazilian Jiu-jitsu academy has already racked up some big wins in state and regional competitions, including th