Winds blamed for damage

July 25, 2006 A brief but intense storm that rolled through Independence County late Friday afternoon caused damage and power outages across the county.

Sharp County fair begins Tuesday

July 24, 2006 ASH FLAT — Commercial and educational booths, along with family living exhibits, horticulture and field crops entries, were being set up today in preparation for the annual Sharp County Fair, wh

Rollover results in arrest

July 24, 2006 A man who rolled his pickup truck on Highway 14 at the Salado Creek bridge was taken to a local hospital where he attempted to flee twice before being arrested.

School gets $207,000 grant

July 24, 2006 SOUTHSIDE — A $207,000 grant for technology will make the Southside School District rich in educational technology starting this fall.

Officials: Fair is successful

July 24, 2006 First the heat and then the rain took its toll on attendance at this year’s Independence County Fair, but fair officials say it was still successful with 11,247 paid admissions for the week-long

News of Other Days

July 24, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 3, 1993. 95 Years Ago

Young gets life without parole

July 24, 2006 ASH FLAT — Leslie Young of Cave City was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole for a capital murder conviction, plus 40 years imprisonment for aggravated robbery, 13 years for two co

Accident sends man to hospital

July 21, 2006 An accident involving a motorcycle and a sport utility vehicle Thursday afternoon sent a Batesville man to a Memphis hospital with head injuries, according to Arkansas State Police Trooper David Jones