District taxpayers get big bargain

August 24, 2007 MELBOURNE — Taxpayers in the Melbourne School Distict are paying for only little more than half of the $12 million high school complex under construction near the city ball parks and the local a

News of Other Days

August 24, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 5, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Professor to dress, talk like Plato

August 24, 2007 Dr. Martha Beck, associate professor of philosophy at Lyon College, will give a talk titled “The Rise and Fall of Athenian Democracy.” The talk is set for 4 p.m.

CC woman shoots self

August 24, 2007 CAVE CITY — An elderly Cave City woman who shot herself with a small pistol Thursday morning is in the intensive care unit of the White River Medical Center this morning following surgery, Sharp

Budget addressed

August 23, 2007 NEWARK — Cedar Ridge School District officials are set to take a look at the district’s annual budget.

‘Sticky filters’ idea sticks

August 23, 2007 JONESBORO — Kent Watkins knew he had stumbled onto something when a photographer friend plunked down $49.95 for the packet of “sticky filters” he had given him to try out.

Local scouts test endurance

August 23, 2007 The world seemed like a different place on Baldy.  The sky looked a little bit bluer. The air felt cooler and smelled fresher. Trees towered higher. And rolling hills appeared longer.