County to look at landfill sites

November 9, 2007 Justice of the Peace Tim Stewart addressed the issue of the transfer station lease at Thursday’s Solid Waste committee meeting, asking County Judge Bill Hicks if the transfer of the station to I

Bond set Multiple rape charges filed

November 9, 2007 ASH FLAT — Bond was set at $150,000 for a Poughkeepsie man Thursday following his arrest for three counts of rape involving a boy under the age of 14, according to an affidavit filed with the ch

News of Other Days

November 8, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 18, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Lost documents resurface

November 8, 2007 Some news about the Kensington Runestone was announced on last week’s edition of Rick Osman’s Oopa Loopa Cafe, an Internet radio show.

JP resigns from quorum court

November 8, 2007 MELBOURNE — Justices had several ordinances to discuss, but their first item of business for the Izard County Quorum Court Tuesday evening was to declare a vacancy for District 7.

Fire destroys home; thieves steal the rest

November 8, 2007 About the time John and Donna Hiett moved into their house in Desha a month ago, Donna found out she was losing her job at GDX manufacturing, a job she had held for 24 years.

Author passionate about ‘innocence’

November 8, 2007 That a man could be executed because a jury was swayed by rumors and hysteria is something straight out of the history books. But it happened in modern-day America, within 100 miles of here.

Armed man robs Westside store

November 8, 2007 A Westside store will be closing earlier after a man carrying a sawed-off shotgun demanded money from the clerk Wednesday night.

Prescription fraud

November 7, 2007 A woman who allegedly tried to purchase Hydrocodone with a forged prescription is in jail under an investigative hold, according to Independence County Deputy Randy Jones.