State witnesses dispute defense

January 10, 2007 ASH FLAT — The traditional black-eyed peas and corn bread Stephen Furr had prepared for New Year’s Day were still on the stove when authorities found him stabbed to death the second day of

County ends ’06 with high tax returns, new officials

January 10, 2007 After ending 2005 with deficit spending and the worst budget seen in several years, County Judge Bill Hicks was determined to keep spending under control for 2006 and asked county department heads to

News of Other Days

January 10, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 20, 1994. 78 YEARS AGO

Wanted by the Indepedence County Sheriff

January 10, 2007 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.

City finds fire truck at good price

January 10, 2007 The Batesville City Council has agreed to waive competitive bidding for a new aerial platform truck for the fire department. 

Landers has hope of new life

January 9, 2007 In 1951, 45 cents would buy admission into the Landers Theater — that was in the theater’s glory days, when cars lined Main Street on Saturdays and the city’s two theaters competed f