Alleged thief spends birthday in jail

June 14, 2007 ASH FLAT — A man who apparently stole a cell phone and other items from a pickup truck in Cherokee Village on Sunday is spending his birthday in jail, Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weaver said.

Design eyed

June 14, 2007 Some downtown Batesville businesses may soon be getting a “face lift” with a little help from Main Street Arkansas, a program of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program.

Local teen needs lift for college

June 14, 2007 He’s got his acceptance letter, class schedule and a plan, but he’s still got one more major hurdle to cross before he starts college this fall.

News of other days

June 14, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 24, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Shooting, stabbing reported

June 14, 2007 Officers are investigating a possible shooting and stabbing in Magness that injured two people early this morning.

Man charged with raping 12-year-old girl

June 13, 2007 ASH FLAT — A Cherokee Village man was charged with rape after telling police he raped a 12-year-old female, according to public records in the Sharp County and Circuit Clerk’s Office.

Sharp County finances improving

June 13, 2007 ASH FLAT — Sharp County will get $139,210 in state general improvement funds next month, County Judge Larry Brown told the quorum court during a regular meeting Monday.

Catfish scrutinized

June 13, 2007 Tainted catfish imported from China has health officials monitoring Arkansas’ food supply.

Dam No. 1 generating

June 13, 2007 After 25 years and millions of dollars, all three hydroelectric dams are now in operation.  A ceremony was held Tuesday at Lock and Dam No. 1.

News of Other Days

June 13, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 23, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO