Eric Pickle seeks constable’s job

March 17, 2008 ASH FLAT - The name of Eric J. Pickle of 9 Peter Martin Hill Road, Cave City, was inadvertently omitted from a list of candidates published in the Batesville Daily Guard last week.

ID fraud, drug related arrest reported

March 17, 2008 Independence County sheriff's investigators are trying to determine who might have stolen the identity of a Batesville woman and her military husband and run up a large debt.

Trailers, guns reported stolen recently

March 17, 2008 An early morning thunderstorm may have been used to disguise the theft of utility trailers from a residence, according to a report filed by Deputy Tim Conyers with the Independence County Sheriff's

Police seek owner of farm equipment

March 17, 2008 Several pieces of agricultural equipment that mysteriously appeared on a local woman's rural property have police baffled.

Brothers keeping family tradition

March 17, 2008 Two brothers following in their father's "boot" steps may have graduated from military boot camps, but they received their basic training from their Arkansas grandmother.

State stunned with reappearance

March 17, 2008 Editor's note: This is the final installment in a four-part series about "The Arkansas Ghost," based on a recent lecture at Lyon College by Dr.

Musicians announced for festivals

March 17, 2008 NEWPORT - John Anderson, Darryl Worley and Vince Neil will be the featured performers at the 27th Annual Portfest "Rollin' on the River" Festival in June.

One man claims he was shot; another robbed

March 17, 2008 What was originally reported as a shooting at 430 Meade Lane around 4:30 Sunday morning turned out to be something different when officers arrived, according to Independence County Sheriff's Deputy