News of Other Days

November 14, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 25, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Bid submitted for property

November 14, 2007 ASH FLAT — Sharp County justices of the peace agreed Tuesday to recommend the county’s approval board accept the only bid received for the former Sharp Nursing Home property.

Longtime teacher creates tradition

November 14, 2007 It is obvious nerves are getting to the ensemble of actors and actress preparing to take the stage. They sway back and forth, rubbing their hands together to remove the building sweat.

Five held

November 14, 2007 No arrests have been made in connection yet with a shooting death on Friday, but five people are in jail for questioning.

School celebrates 30 years

November 13, 2007 The small blue house with white trim doesn’t look like much from the outside. Its paint is fading and its wooden fence facing the street is plain. The home looks like nothing special.

Assessor blames clerk, others for cash woes

November 13, 2007 After Monday’s regular quorum court meeting, the Independence County budget committee met to go over the sheriff’s proposed 2008 budget as well as the tax assessor’s reappraisal a