Millage, annexation are year highlights

January 9, 2006 With the passage of a millage increase, the annexation of Sulphur Rock schools and the death of long-time school board member Peggy Beller, 2005 stands as a historical year of success and transition f

Former teacher faces civil suit

January 9, 2006 MELBOURNE — A former school teacher who pleaded guilty last year to felony sexual assault charges involving students now faces a civil suit in Izard County. 

News of Other Days

January 9, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 18, 1993. 96 Years Ago

Family: Death brings closure

January 7, 2006 NASHVILLE — When Terry Curry learned Steven Furr of Cave City was a victim of a murder it brought back a lot of memories — unpleasant ones.

Separate homicides have similarities

January 7, 2006 ASH FLAT — Third Judicial District Prosecutor Henry Boyce filed capital murder charges against a Cave City couple Thursday in Sharp County Circuit Court in connection with the stabbing death of

Guns, drugs found in vehicle

January 6, 2006 After telling a deputy there were no guns in the vehicle he was driving, a Batesville man was charged with carrying a weapon and possession of a controlled substance following a traffic stop Thursday

Stamp prices to go up Sunday

January 6, 2006 A 5.4 percent increase in postal service fees will take effect Sunday, according to the U.S. Postal Service.

News of Other Days

January 6, 2006 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 15, 1993. 96 Years Ago

Residents cautioned by officials

January 6, 2006 What may have been the start of a roofing scam involving elderly residents of Independence County has been intercepted by the Independence County Sheriff's Office.


January 6, 2006 Meet "Russell,�?