Gunman takes money in highway robbery

October 29, 2007 Craig Tobias doesn’t usually make it a habit of carrying around large sums of money, but Thursday morning he had more than usual for an upcoming trip to Michigan that afternoon to visit family.

News of Other Days

October 29, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 8, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Sex offenders sentenced

October 29, 2007 MELBOURNE — O.T. Mitleff, 64, of Zion was among those sentenced to the Arkansas Department of Correction during the October session of Izard County Circuit Court.

Teen death investigated

October 29, 2007 The cause of death of a Batesville teen early Sunday morning is under investigation by the Independence County Sheriff’s Office, according to Sheriff Keith Bowers.

Officials look for silver lining

October 26, 2007 Despite the loss of 600 jobs directly and indirectly and $27 million in local revenue with the closing of GDX Automotive, Jonah Shumate said this can still be turned into something positive for the co

$11 eyed for trash

October 26, 2007 After five meetings the Solid Waste Task Force presented a proposal to the Independence County Solid Waste Committee, but Thursday night that committee went a different way.