‘Brick’ of marijuana found

December 16, 2005 CAVE CITY - Authorities with a search warrant found a "brick" of marijuana in an apartment in Cave City on Thursday and the occupant was arrested, Police Chief Vernon Gann said.

Boy accidentally shot

December 16, 2005 A 14-year-old Thida boy, shot with a .45 caliber muzzleloader Thursday evening, is listed in serious condition at White River Medical Center, according to hospital spokeswoman Sheila Mace.

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.

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.

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

Rapist sentenced to 20 years

December 14, 2005 A 65-year-old registered sex offender from Izard County who was charged with rape in Independence County while on parole has been sentenced to 20 years in prison following a plea bargain.

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