MSB get funds

July 17, 2007 A “pocket park” in downtown Batesville will soon be getting a sprucing up. 

County Fair gets under way

July 17, 2007 The 87th Independence County Fair opens today and will run through Saturday with an impressive schedule of events. Country music star T.G.

Trial focus shifts

July 17, 2007 ASH FLAT — The accused murderer’s ex-wife and the state medical examiner joined others in presenting testimony for the state Monday in the 20-year old Sharp County double homicide case.

News of Other Days

July 17, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 27, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

News of Other Days

July 16, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 26, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Guns, big TV’s taken in burglary

July 16, 2007 Police are looking for burglars that entered the home of Cliff Barnett in the past week and took several guns and two big screen TV’s, along with other electronic equipment.

Serving hope for hungry

July 16, 2007 An elderly man chooses between bread and the medication for his high blood pressure.

Trial starts week two

July 16, 2007 ASH FLAT — Week two of a 20-year-old double homicide trial gets under way today. The first two days were spent in jury selection, the third in a closed hearing.

Charity builds opportunities

July 16, 2007 A burgeoning local chapter of a global charity is ready to get its hands dirty building homes for those in need.

Man dies in tractor accident

July 16, 2007 A Salado man died Friday afternoon when the tractor he was driving overturned, pinning him underneath, according to a report from the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.