Ed Holler wins Spirit of Main Street Award

January 15, 2008 LITTLE ROCK - A stalwart supporter of Main Street Batesville was honored Wednesday with a Main Street Arkansas award, according to Main Street Arkansas Director Cary Tyson.

Wanted by Independence County Sheriff’s Office

January 15, 2008 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.

McIntosh announces for judge

January 15, 2008 Justice of the Peace David McIntosh has decided to place his name before the people of Independence County for the office of county judge.

JPs hear legal talk on hydro

January 15, 2008 The Independence County Quorum Court heard from its lawyer about the progress of the hydroelectric lawsuits Monday night.

Thieves hit businesses

January 15, 2008 Evidence of an overnight organized crime spree came to light shortly after dawn this morning when employees started showing up for work at various businesses to find broken windows, open doors and mis

News of Other Days

January 14, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 24, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Project receives $25,000 grant

January 14, 2008 Dr. Floyd Beckford, associate professor of chemistry at Lyon College, has received a $25,000 grant to purchase equipment for research that may one day help in the fight against cancer.

Police take shoplifting, theft reports

January 14, 2008 Three people were detained and two later arrested in a shoplifting incident at Wal-Mart early Thursday morning, according to investigating Independence County Deputy Patrick Collins who was dispatched