Kids First gets money

November 26, 2007 MOUNTAIN VIEW — Ben Prince was the kind of boy who, when his mother or grandmother was babysitting, would be right there to help. He loved children, and he loved helping children.

New Horizon students take interest in creek

November 26, 2007 The smell from the nearby remnants of a decaying deer is almost overpowering for Curtis Hess. The 16-year-old is quick to notice the source of the foul odor peeking out from a torn trash bag.

News of Other Days

November 26, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 6, 1994.73 YEARS AGO

Former computer business reports theft

November 23, 2007 A theft reported to the Independence County Sheriff’s Office has since been determined to be a civil matter by the prosecuting attorney’s office.

Illegal alien faces drug, gun charges

November 23, 2007 A Mexican national reportedly in the United States illegally is behind bars in Independence County on illegal weapons and drug charges following a suicide at his apartment Nov. 9.

Factory closes for good

November 23, 2007 As GDX Automotive prepared to close the 43-year-old plant Wednesday afternoon, employees gathered together for one last time — to share a Thanksgiving meal, to offer support and despite everythi

News of Other Days

November 23, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 5, 1994.73 YEARS AGO

Black Friday draws first-timers, veterans

November 23, 2007 Before today, Cecilia Smith had never shopped on Black Friday, the name given to the buying frenzy that ensues every year the day after Thanksgiving.