Sheriff warns of scam

June 21, 2005 An annual summer scam operation may be moving back into the area, according to Independence County Sheriff Keith Bowers.

Woman arrested for permitting abuse of child

June 21, 2005 MELBOURNE - A Melbourne woman has been accused of letting two children in her care drink alcohol and have sex, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence.

Inmate tip leads to arrest

June 21, 2005 A tip from an Independence County jail inmate led to drug charges being filed against his brother Saturday, according to Officer Ernie Gillihan.

News of Other Days

June 21, 2005 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 26, 1992. 89 Years Ago

Liberty Bank to offer more FDIC coverage

June 21, 2005 Liberty Bank of Arkansas is the first bank in northeast Arkansas to offer up to $15 million in Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation coverage, according to a news release.

Seizure blamed for wreck

June 21, 2005 A man who ran his truck and trailer through two fences, hit a utility pole and a vehicle but narrowly missed a house is believed to have had a seizure just prior to the accident.

Mechanical jack business expands

June 21, 2005 BRADFORD - A local company, MCB Sales and Installation, invented an easy mechanical jack system that eliminates manually cranking trailer jacks, loaded or unloaded.