Sharp gets hurricane relief reimbursement

December 16, 2005 ASH FLAT - The Sharp County Quorum Court added $32,000 in Hurricane Katrina/Rita relief funds to its 2005 budget during a regular meeting Monday, Deputy Circuit Clerk Tara Draper said.

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December 16, 2005 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 30, 1992. 89 Years Ago

Post office confiscates phony money orders

December 16, 2005 A woman in possession of several postal money orders became suspicious and took them to the post office and found she had been scammed out of $4,000.

Sculptor, artist, writer

December 16, 2005 After years of making a living from his creative talents, Dean Sneed is still amazed that he is able to make that living working from his small home in Batesville.

Thefts reported to sheriff’s office

December 16, 2005 A computer, stereo, photography equipment and hand power tools have been reported stolen in recent residential burglaries in Independence County.

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December 14, 2005 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 23, 1992. 89 Years Ago

Baseball bat, mattock used in beating death at Clinton

December 14, 2005 CLINTON - A baseball bat and a mattock were used in the beating death of a man who split his time living with a relative at Sulphur Rock and on his home place on Dodd Mountain five miles east of Cl