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.

Fireworks planned

June 28, 2007 Citizens Bank of Batesville, corporate sponsor of the annual Celebrate America fireworks show, has announced plans for the 4th of July fireworks display to be held Wednesday at Riverside Park on Chane

News of Other Days

June 28, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 11, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

‘Deal with the devil’ lands man in jail

June 28, 2007  Reportedly believing that women could read Elvis’ mind and having made a deal with the devil, a Batesville man has been arrested for allegedly choking his mother Wednesday night.

Bradford man charged

June 28, 2007 A 41-year-old Bradford man, Michael D. McDougal,  is facing felony charges after he allegedly threatened his neighbor and fired a shotgun at his house.

Jimmy Bell

June 28, 2007 Lyon’s director of Scottish Heritage Jimmy Bell went up against some of the world’s top bagpipers on June 16 and walked away with a second place overall finish.

Unconscious men pulled from vehicle

June 27, 2007 Two men found unconscious in and under a car at a local convenience store early today have been arrested on alcohol related charges, according to Independence County Sheriff’s Deputy Dustin Robb