Cake brings in $2,200.50

April 30, 2008 When auctioneer Sonny James ended the bid at $2,200.50, Independence County Justice of the Peace Deborah Wyatt became the owner of a lemon bundt cake drizzled with glaze made from powdered sugar, lemo

Bank robbed

April 30, 2008 MOUNTAIN VIEW - Stone County authorities are investigating the robbery of the First Service Bank in Mountain View and bomb threats at three Stone County schools this morning.

News of Other Days

April 29, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 10, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

State trooper finds gun-toting ‘turkey’

April 29, 2008 ASH FLAT - A law officer hunting turkeys in Sharp County last Tuesday caught one sort of turkey - a convicted felon carrying a prohibited weapon, according to an affidavit filed with the circuit c

News of Other Days

April 28, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 9, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Possible link between caves, Mars studied

April 28, 2008 Is there life on Mars? That is exactly what Dr. David Thomas, Lyon College associate professor of biology, and a team of researchers would like to know.