‘Grow room,’ marijuana found

January 18, 2007 ASH FLAT — A marijuana growing operation that included an underground “grow room” was discovered by Sharp County sheriff’s officers Sunday, Sheriff Dale Weaver said.

S-Rock council OKs budget

January 18, 2007 SULPHUR ROCK — The Sulphur Rock Town Council adopted its 2007 budget Monday, Mayor Kendall Batson said.

Police seeking man who stole truck

January 18, 2007 Independence County authorities are looking for a Pleasant Plains man in connection with the theft of a pickup truck and firearms in July 2006.

News of Other Days

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

Pursuit leads to drug arrest

January 17, 2007 A brief police pursuit, in which the fleeing driver avoided tire spike strips, ended when police stopped a 2000 Pontiac Grand Am just north of Batesville Friday afternoon.

Man with drugs turns himself in

January 17, 2007 A man who allegedly said the drugs in his house were bad for his family, called police and turned himself in around 3:30 this morning.

C-City school to dismiss Friday

January 17, 2007 CAVE CITY — Classes at Cave City School will be dismissed all day Friday to allow students and personnel to attend the funeral of Shane Stauffer, who was a victim of flooding over the weekend, S

Evening Shade motoristinvolved in fatal accident

January 17, 2007 LITTLE ROCK — A 65-year-old maintenance worker for the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department was struck and killed Tuesday by a vehicle in the southbound lane of U.S.