Two die in crashes

July 10, 2007 Two Independence County men died in separate accidents over the weekend, according to the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.

Judge uses veto

July 10, 2007 Independence County Judge Bill Hicks exercised his executive powers Monday night by pulling two ordinances from the agenda and vetoing the passage of an ordinance.

King addresses nepotism concerns

July 9, 2007 PLEASANT PLAINS — Fears that the state’s laws concerning nepotism could derail plans for a September school board election are unfounded, according to Midland Superintendent Lynn Roe King.

Motorcyclist dies in crash Saturday at Hardy

July 9, 2007 HARDY — A motorcyclist died in a two-vehicle crash about 8:10 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of highways 63 and 63-B at Hardy, state Trooper Jeremy Page said.

DTF agent injured while shooting car

July 9, 2007 A wanted man went to jail and a 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force agent went to the hospital Friday afternoon following a noon-time incident.

News of Other Days

July 9, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 19, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Two men drown; woman escapes

July 9, 2007 Two Independence County men drowned while a woman barely escaped after their car ran into the White River around 10:30 Sunday morning. 

Wertz trial under way

July 9, 2007 ASH FLAT — Security was tight this morning when jury selection got under way for one of two men accused in a 20-year-old Sharp County double murder case.