Friday storm damage reported

May 5, 2008 Most of Independence County dodged the bullet again when it came to severe weather Friday morning. The county encountered mostly heavy rain and strong wind gusts that caused only minor damage.

Sale nets $2,608

May 5, 2008 A benefit yard sale for the Independence County chapter of Habitat for Humanity, held at St.

Military honored

May 5, 2008 PLEASANT PLAINS - It was a news story about an anti-war protest against Marine recruiters in Berkeley, Calif., that made five area students want to do something at home to show support for those ser

Local residents report twister

May 5, 2008 If it wasn't officially a tornado, it was close enough for folks at Bethesda and Cedar Grove. And close enough to them, too.

News of Other Days

May 2, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 15, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Jones recognized

May 2, 2008 In observance of Law Day, Legal Aid of Arkansas has announced Oscar Jones as the Outstanding Volunteer Attorney of the Year for outstanding volunteerism and service to the residents of Independence Co

Former teacher charges

May 2, 2008 BROCKWELL - Two teachers, two scandals. In less than a year two Izard County Consolidated band teachers have made headlines over allegations of sexual misconduct.

News of other days

May 1, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 12, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Finley seeks re-election

May 1, 2008 Rayburn Finley has announced that he is seeking re-election as Izard County judge in the May Democratic primary election.