Fishy stories lead to drug arrests

May 18, 2006 SEARCY — White County sheriff’s officers have been hearing a lot of fishy stories lately. Most of those telling the fish tales are now facing drug charges.

Theft, battering arrests reported

May 17, 2006 MELBOURNE — Two people have been charged as the result of their involvement in the theft of a truck from a garage building in Calico Rock May 4, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrenc

Independence County Sheriff’s Office Warrants List

May 17, 2006 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.

Halter has ‘vision’ for Arkansas

May 17, 2006 One of the four Democratic candidates for lieutenant governor said Friday in Batesville that he feels good about the substance of his campaign, and that he would like for voters to hear his vision

Central bids to open May 30

May 17, 2006 Construction bids for Central Magnet Elementary will be opened later this month the Batesville School Board learned at its regular meeting Monday.

Accuracy check

May 17, 2006 After some speculation about whether the machines would be ready in time, Independence County voters may cast their ballots in the primary election electronically.

A wish come true

May 17, 2006 When 8-year-old Cassidy Smith left her home in Marshall she thought she was going to help raise money for a child with cancer.

News of Other Days

May 17, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 26, 1993. 89 Years Ago

$6.6M sewer project can proceed

May 17, 2006 SOUTHSIDE — Construction of a sewer system for areas south of White River is expected to begin by mid-spring of 2007 with sewer service beginning by mid-year of 2008, John Richardson, manager