Cooling system to be updated

May 7, 2007 NEWARK — Students at the Cedar Ridge School District will begin 2007-08 with air conditioning.

Tribal dancers, drummers to perform May 19-20

May 7, 2007 SALEM — The Ozark Region will soon witness American Indian tribes honoring their ancestors through dances at the third annual Circle of Hope Intertribal Powwow and Art Festival May 19-20.

Families needed for foster care

May 7, 2007 Foster families can make a big difference in the lives of children. Most foster children desperately need to feel that they are a worthwhile person.

College holds 135th commencement ceremony

May 7, 2007 When it comes to achieving success, nothing provides a better education than failure, the keynote speaker said Saturday at the 135th Commencement ceremony at Lyon College.

Council to hear pit bull concerns

May 7, 2007 Batesville has a bigger problem with pit bulls than any other breed of dog; in fact, Animal Control Officer Jeff Pender says 60 percent of his nuisance dog calls are about pit bulls.

UACCB, Cave City sign agreement

May 4, 2007 Officials from the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville and Cave City High School recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding concerning concurrent credit classes.

Bail jumper arrested next door to jail

May 4, 2007 A man wanted for jumping bail on traffic citations, and several other active warrants, is in jail after being spotted in a courthouse parking lot by his bail bondsman.

County facing $415,000 shortfall

May 4, 2007 To say that the justices of the peace were surprised to learn that Independence County is facing a $415,000 shortfall in the solid waste budget this year may be incorrect. Troubled is a better term.

News of Other Days

May 4, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 16, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO