Area Briefs

September 1, 2008 Lyon sets President's Convocation The annual Lyon College President's Convocation is at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Brown Chapel.

Three races develop for alderman positions

September 1, 2008 ASH FLAT - Fifty-one filings for municipal offices in Sharp County before Tuesday's deadline produced only three races - for aldermen's seats in Ash Flat, Highland and Hardy.

Old Newark High building rings with sounds of music

September 1, 2008 NEWARK - For decades the old building rang with shouts, laughter and the sounds of students' feet; now it rings with musical notes from guitars and mandolins, pianos and harmonicas, blended at tim

Filings create nine races

September 1, 2008 Municipal filings for political offices in Independence County means there will be nine races with multiple candidates this year, according to a filing list obtained from the Independence County clerk

Bolt dies at 92

September 1, 2008 CHEROKEE VILLAGE - Tommy Bolt has died.

News of other days

August 29, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 11, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Service News

August 29, 2008 KIRKUK REGIONAL AIR BASE, Iraq - Staff Sgt.

Births

August 29, 2008 MaKenzie Lynn Cooper-Kistner

Family & Friends Briefs

August 29, 2008 Family reunion is Saturday SIDNEY - The annual Lassiter family reunion will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Community Building at Sidney. A potluck will be served at noon.