News of Other Days

March 6, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 16, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Wanted by the Independence County Sheriff’s Office

March 6, 2007 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.

Man wanted for dealing crack cocaine

March 6, 2007 Marked money, used by a confidential informant to buy drugs, has resulted in a felony warrant for a Batesville man, according to a court affidavit filed by Jimmy Carter with the 16th Judicial District

Woman charged with purse snatching

March 6, 2007 A Batesville woman faces felony charges following a purse snatching incident at the Batesville Kroger store, according to court documents filed by sheriff’s detective Jim Rudd.

Singers scheduled

March 5, 2007 The Kenyon College Chamber Singers, conducted by Dr. Benjamin Locke, will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, according to a news release issued by the college.

Man waits 39 years for Purple Heart

March 5, 2007 MOUNT PLEASANT — For 39 years, Alan “Skip” Gasperich has been telling people he earned a Purple Heart in Vietnam, but he didn’t have the medal to prove it.  

News of Other Days

March 5, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 15, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Ned Metcalf gives reaction

March 2, 2007 As soon as Wednesday’s edition of the Guard hit the streets, Ned Metcalf was getting phone calls a hundred miles away in Little Rock. 

County needs new garbage trucks

March 2, 2007 Independence County Judge Bill Hicks is seeking new garbage trucks for the county, and he got a step closer to that goal Thursday night by getting an OK from the solid waste committee.