Sex offender accused of assaulting 8-year-old

July 27, 2007 Less than a year after being released from a federal prison on child pornography charges, a Batesville man has been arrested on felony charges of sexual assault of an 8-year-old girl.

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July 27, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 8, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Wanted by the Independence County Sheriff

July 26, 2007 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.

2007 attendance up at Sharp County Fair

July 26, 2007 ASH FLAT — Baby Miss, Baby Mr., Tiny Miss and Tiny Mr. winners were crowned Wednesday during the second night of the Sharp County Fair, pageant director Sue Billiot said.

Hanging victim identified

July 26, 2007 A woman found hanging from a tree limb at Locust Grove Wednesday morning has been identified as 40-year-old Elizabeth Yvette Crutcher of Independence County.

Preschoolers learn about wild weather

July 26, 2007 DESHA — Four-year-old Dalton Teague already may have honed in on a future career as a meteorologist. The preschooler loves to talk about weather.

Judge rules no new trial

July 26, 2007 ASH FLAT ­— A woman convicted in the 2006 murder of a Cave City man was given another day in court — but not a new trial.

Legislators visit Batesville

July 26, 2007 State legislators spent Tuesday and Wednesday in Batesville focusing on various aspects of what the city and Independence County has to offer, according to Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce Presiden

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July 26, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 5, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO