News of Other Days

May 19, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 28, 1993. 95 Years Ago

Pizza man robbed

May 18, 2006 A pizza delivery to a rural area late Wednesday night ended in the delivery driver being robbed at gunpoint, according to Sgt. Jeff Sims with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.

Dedication ceremony scheduled

May 18, 2006 Citizens Bank, in conjunction with the Arkansas National Guard Company B, 39th Brigade, 2nd Battalion, 153rd Infantry, will be holding a dedication ceremony of two park benches to honor and remember s

Fishy stories lead to drug arrests

May 18, 2006 SEARCY — White County sheriff’s officers have been hearing a lot of fishy stories lately. Most of those telling the fish tales are now facing drug charges.

Independence County Sheriff’s Office Warrants List

May 18, 2006 The following list of persons with active warrants is issued by the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. Wanted persons are listed by their name, date of birth, city and number of warrants.

Suskie seeks Democratic bid for AG

May 18, 2006 Paul Suskie, a Democratic candidate for attorney general, said in an interview Tuesday that serving his country in the National Guard in Afghanistan was a defining moment in his life, and serving the

Cedar Ridge seniors to graduate Friday

May 18, 2006 NEWARK — Cedar Ridge High School will have its graduation at 7 p.m. Friday at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville.

Police chief finds meth in pants pocket

May 18, 2006 CAVE CITY — A 40-year-old Batesville man was arrested for possession of methamphetamine following a traffic stop in Cave City about 1 p.m. Wednesday, Cave City Police Chief Vernon Gann said.

Martin seeks lieutenant govenor seat

May 18, 2006 While in town to speak to the Independence County Democratic Women Tuesday, lieutenant governor hopeful Jay Martin made a few stops around town to introduce himself to voters in the area.

Vehicle slides, rolls

May 18, 2006 Three men escaped serious injury when their 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe, towing a loaded flatbed trailer, ran off the road and went down a steep bank Tuesday afternoon.