Water balloon fight lands man in jail

July 2, 2007 A call to Batesville police dispatch of a woman screaming for help resulted in a West Batesville man going to jail on charges of third degree assault Saturday night, according to Independence County S

Home invasion suspect arrested

July 2, 2007 A 25-year-old Saffell man, named as the assailant of a Newark couple in their home Sunday morning, was arrested just minutes after the incident, according to Independence County authorities.

Emergency teams attend workshops

July 2, 2007 The scenario is straightforward. An earthquake registering 7.7 in magnitude hits the area. Buildings collapse, roads fail, rivers flood and power lines fall.

Plans made to furbish new school

July 2, 2007 CAVE CITY — The new high school building at Cave City was declared substantially complete as of today and is ready to have furniture moved into it, Superintendent Steven Green said.

Family rescued

July 2, 2007 HARDY — A canoe rental owner and the parents of an 8-year-old boy were cited for endangerng the welfare of a minor following the rescue of a family from the rain-swollen Spring River on Sunday,

Concord Fun Day to be Saturday

June 29, 2007 CONCORD — New “Welcome to Concord” signs were erected this week alongside state Highway 25 north and south of the town, just in time for Saturday’s annual Fourth of July Weeken

The pig is back

June 29, 2007 Forty-four years ago Piggly Wiggly first opened its doors for business at 1245 E. Main St. in the Town Plaza shopping center.

News of Other Days

June 29, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 12, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Mo. students face charges

June 29, 2007 Incidents of sexual hazing of young teens at a recent basketball camp at Lyon College were reportedly caught on tape and found by a parent of one of the students involved, according to Lt.