Sharp County fair begins Tuesday

July 24, 2006 ASH FLAT — Commercial and educational booths, along with family living exhibits, horticulture and field crops entries, were being set up today in preparation for the annual Sharp County Fair, wh

Rollover results in arrest

July 24, 2006 A man who rolled his pickup truck on Highway 14 at the Salado Creek bridge was taken to a local hospital where he attempted to flee twice before being arrested.

School gets $207,000 grant

July 24, 2006 SOUTHSIDE — A $207,000 grant for technology will make the Southside School District rich in educational technology starting this fall.

Officials: Fair is successful

July 24, 2006 First the heat and then the rain took its toll on attendance at this year’s Independence County Fair, but fair officials say it was still successful with 11,247 paid admissions for the week-long

Young gets life without parole

July 24, 2006 ASH FLAT — Leslie Young of Cave City was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole for a capital murder conviction, plus 40 years imprisonment for aggravated robbery, 13 years for two co

News of Other Days

July 21, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 2, 1993. 95 Years Ago

Equipment fires reported

July 21, 2006 Batesville city workers escaped injury in an equipment explosion and fire Thursday afternoon, according to a report filed with Deputy Tim Conyers.

Water features help birds, other critters

July 21, 2006 Those of us who have flowers and shrubs know that water is a very important element this time of year. A daily watering isn’t uncommon at all.

Cave board addresses transportation issues

July 21, 2006 CAVE CITY — Transportation was the main business of the night for the Cave City School Board’s regular meeting Monday, with bus driver changes being made and four old buses sold, Superinte