Ned Metcalf gives reaction

March 2, 2007 As soon as Wednesday’s edition of the Guard hit the streets, Ned Metcalf was getting phone calls a hundred miles away in Little Rock. 

County needs new garbage trucks

March 2, 2007 Independence County Judge Bill Hicks is seeking new garbage trucks for the county, and he got a step closer to that goal Thursday night by getting an OK from the solid waste committee. 

Locals win amateur mixed fights

March 1, 2007 TUPELO, MISS — Two local mixed martial arts competitors won what their coach called one-sided fights here Saturday.

Area man arrested on warrant

March 1, 2007 CAVE CITY — An Ash Flat man was arrested in Cave City for driving on a suspended driver’s license, speeding and other violations Wednesday, Police Chief Vernon Gann said.

Domestic arrests made

March 1, 2007 A 911 cell phone call just before noon Tuesday led police to a man and woman fighting at a local Batesville motel and resulted in both of them being arrested.

News of Other Days

March 1, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 11, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

License to carry

March 1, 2007 A pistol’s sharp report pierces the morning calm as J.B. Galloway lowers his .25 automatic. He scans the bullet-riddled target paper at the firing range as a biting wind ruffles his grey hair.