Roundup gets results

March 10, 2006 With help from reserve and off-duty officers, the warrants division of the Independence County Sheriff’s Office arrested 33 people and cleared 88 warrants from its backlog Thursday afternoon.

Trucks found

March 9, 2006 An Independence County businessman who didn’t know his pickup truck had been stolen has found it returned to him Wednesday.

OEM reports mild damages

March 9, 2006 While several areas in the state were hit hard by tornadic thunderstorms late Wednesday night and into this morning, Batesville and Independence County saw little in the way of severe weather. 

News of Other Days

March 9, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 18, 1993. 95 Years Ago

Man calls 911, allegedly stabs self

March 8, 2006 A man who called 911 police dispatch in Batesville saying he wanted to harm himself, allegedly stabbed himself in the abdomen before officers could arrive at his home Tuesday afternoon.

Severe weather could threaten

March 8, 2006 Independence County and the surrounding areas could experience the first severe weather outbreak of the 2006 season late tonight and into Thursday, according to John MacLeod, senior forecaster for the