County jail too small, JPs told

July 11, 2006 ASH FLAT — “This jail is too small to cope with inmate population in accordance with jail standards. County needs to remedy this situation. ...

UACCB hires two

July 11, 2006 The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville has hired two employees, according to college officials.

Hydro safety issues voiced

July 11, 2006 A group of citizens told the Independence County Quorum Court Monday night they feel there are safety issues being ignored in an on-going hydroelectric project on Lock and Dam 3 on the upper White Riv

Cave City police officer shocked during tazing

July 10, 2006 CAVE CITY — A 40-year-old Cave City man who didn’t want to be handcuffed was fighting everybody, or trying to, after being taken to the Sharp County jail before officers got him into the j

Southside gets $6.2M for school

July 10, 2006 SOUTHSIDE —Southside School District moved a giant step closer to realizing a new $8.2 million elementary school last week when the Arkansas Division of Academic Facilities Commission approved $

2 cited

July 10, 2006 A 70-year-old woman was cited for failure to yield after she allegedly turned into the path of another vehicle atop Ramsey Mountain Friday afternoon. 

News of Other Days

July 10, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 20, 1993. 95 Years Ago

County to decide ballot issue

July 10, 2006 ASH FLAT — An ordinance is to be presented to the Sharp County Quorum Court tonight to place the question of the sale of the former Sharp Nursing Home property on the November general election b