$hopping begins

November 24, 2006 Busy cash registers rang in the holiday season this morning as shoppers were out in full force for the annual “Black Friday” shopping day.

Thefts, assault reported

November 24, 2006 Criminal mischief to a Batesville business Sunday night caused $739 in damages, according to a report filed by Deputy Michael Darr of the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.

Two arrested for breaking into cabin

November 24, 2006 ASH FLAT — Sharp County authorities are investigating the breaking into of a cabin on Newman Trail late Tuesday, according to Chief Deputy John Qualls.

News of Other Days

November 22, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 3, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO

Angel Food provides relief

November 22, 2006 Many find it hard to supply the basic necessities for their family, whether it be a family of 10 or two. Now there is help. 

Dangerous hill to get new signs

November 22, 2006 Last Thursday’s fatal accident involving an 18-wheeler on Ramsey Mountain was the first fatality in recent years.