Worker charged with tobacco possession

May 31, 2017 Independence County jail inmates, who serve as community service workers, are searched for contraband each time they return from a work detail. When this …

Cushman to begin trash pickup

May 31, 2017 CUSHMAN — The city of Cushman has signed an interlocal agreement with Independence County for trash pickup inside city limits. The county will …

Southside approves contracts, bonus

May 31, 2017 SOUTHSIDE — The Southside School Board accepted three resignations from employees and hired five others at its recent monthly meeting. Resignations were accepted …

News of Other Days

May 31, 2017 Editor’s note: News of Other Days is reprinted as is from the 1982 Guard. The newspaper cannot make present-day corrections to past news stories.   …

Dog bath/dip, vaccination clinic set

May 31, 2017 The Humane Society of Independence County will have its dog bath/dip and vaccination clinic from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the HSIC …