Man arrested after giving officer false name

September 12, 2006 A man who reportedly said he was stupid and didn’t know why he lied, just before he tried to run from police, was arrested on drug charges Friday morning.

Travelers check scam reported to authorities

September 12, 2006 A Batesville college student who recognized when something was too good to be true has turned over $3,000 worth of travelers checks to the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.

Senior citizens to get more space

September 12, 2006 PLEASANT PLAINS — Senior citizens at Pleasant Plains are about to get more space in the city hall building, Mayor Rick Siler said this morning.

Planners OK rezoning change

September 12, 2006 Residents of one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods want a few more restrictions for property owners. 

News of Other Days

September 11, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 21, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO

Seven jailed

September 11, 2006 A large quantity of methamphetamine was reportedly found after officers responded to a report of loud music and gunfire at a rural Independence County residence Saturday night.