Calico Rock nets $5,000 grant

February 5, 2007 calico rock — The Calico Rock Organization for Revitalization Efforts (CORE) has received a $5,000 “My Hometown Helper” grant from Hamburger Helper, according to a news release.

Wanted by the Indepedence County Sheriff

February 2, 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.

Missing pistol, threats lead to multiple charges

February 2, 2007 CAVE CITY — A pistol that disappeared from the counter of the Cave City Pawn Shop led to the arrest of a 22-year-old Powhatan man on drug and terroristic threatening charges Thursday, Cave City

United Way director pleased with agency

February 2, 2007 Although she will leave the United Way of Independence County soon, Linda Maloney is ecstatic about what the agency accomplished last year. 

Husband finds wife’s body in nearby pond

February 2, 2007 After not being able to make contact with his wife by phone, a Batesville man returned home Thursday night to find his wife’s body in a nearby pond.

Federal authorities assist in manhunt

February 2, 2007 It’s been a week since a former Wal-Mart employee allegedly did a disappearing act with nearly $100,000 of the store’s money, and local authorities still have little to go on.

Ousted president files federal suit

February 2, 2007 LITTLE ROCK — The former president of Ozarka College in Melbourne has dismissed his lawsuit against the college in Izard County Circuit Court and instead re-filed in federal court. 

News of Other Days

February 2, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 14, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO