State witnesses dispute defense

January 10, 2007 ASH FLAT — The traditional black-eyed peas and corn bread Stephen Furr had prepared for New Year’s Day were still on the stove when authorities found him stabbed to death the second day of

County ends ’06 with high tax returns, new officials

January 10, 2007 After ending 2005 with deficit spending and the worst budget seen in several years, County Judge Bill Hicks was determined to keep spending under control for 2006 and asked county department heads to

News of Other Days

January 10, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 20, 1994. 78 YEARS AGO

Wanted by the Indepedence County Sheriff

January 10, 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.

‘Joint’ allegedly found at jail

January 9, 2007 Already in jail on drug, assault and theft charges, a Batesville man now faces more drug charges for allegedly smoking a marijuana cigarette in his jail cell.

H-Bend police make arrests

January 9, 2007 HORSESHOE BEND — Horseshoe Bend police officers were dispatched to 1304 Pavilion Lane on Dec. 25 for a possible domestic disturbance, according to a news release.