News of Other Days

March 11, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 22, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Wanted by the independence County Sheriff’s Office

March 11, 2008 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.

Interactive game helps history students learn

March 11, 2008 "Who started a civil war?" Batesville High student Chelsea Jeffrey asked 11th grade U.S. history teacher Bruce Qualls. "There are no civil wars right now," Qualls responded.

Sage man taken to jail after woman

March 11, 2008 A Sage man was arrested Friday night following a trip to a liquor store and an argument with his fiancee who reportedly threw her ring out a car window.

Races develop in Sharp County

March 11, 2008 ASH FLAT - A filing period for political party candidates that ended at noon Monday produced only three races for the May 20 Democratic primary in Sharp County - and two of those are for constable

Races develop in Independence County

March 11, 2008 Four people have filed for one Independence County justice of the peace seat, while other quorum court positions also have races.

Races develop in Izard County

March 11, 2008 MELBOURNE - Izard County has several races in categories of justice of the peace, county judge and sheriff.

Attorney to move

March 11, 2008 Batesville City Attorney Scott Stalker said he may not agree with an attorney general's opinion that he must live within city limits to hold his elected position, but he's moving back in to the ci

Trash contract discussed by JPs

March 11, 2008 Independence County has made contact with IESI Inc. about terminating a contract that was signed in 2006 to run the solid waste transfer station.