Melon time

August 8, 2007 CAVE CITY — “We’ve got the very best entertainment lined up this year that we’ve ever had,” Charles Landers said of the Cave City Watermelon Festival, which begins Thursd

Filing closes for upcoming school elections

August 7, 2007 Five more people have filed for positions on the soon-to-be-formed Midland School Board, bringing the number of candidates there to 15, according to the Independence County Clerk’s Office.

It was a good trade

August 7, 2007 MOUNTAIN VIEW — In the 1950s, Walter Eugene “Shorty” Thompson traded an airplane for an old pickup truck with a projector and popcorn machine in the back. 

Subdivision code in city’s future

August 7, 2007 A city subdivision code, outlining uniform requirements that engineers and contractors must follow during construction, is a step closer to reality.

Cuts made

August 7, 2007 CONCORD — The Concord School District is making cuts to a $1.6 million building project.

News of Other Days

August 7, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 17, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Poultry business pioneer named King

August 6, 2007 Paul K. Henry, a man known by many as a man who has spent many years of his life working for the benefit of the community, was named King White River 2007 Friday evening.

Bowers announces re-election bid

August 6, 2007 Independence County Sheriff Keith Bowers has announced his candidacy for re-election in the upcoming Democratic Primary Election in May.

Runaway truck injures local man

August 6, 2007 A Batesville businessman who sustained burns and broken bones after being pinned underneath his truck remains hospitalized in the intensive care unit at White River Medical Center.