News of Other Days

March 1, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on March 11, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Locals win amateur mixed fights

March 1, 2007 TUPELO, MISS — Two local mixed martial arts competitors won what their coach called one-sided fights here Saturday.

Area man arrested on warrant

March 1, 2007 CAVE CITY — An Ash Flat man was arrested in Cave City for driving on a suspended driver’s license, speeding and other violations Wednesday, Police Chief Vernon Gann said.

Domestic arrests made

March 1, 2007 A 911 cell phone call just before noon Tuesday led police to a man and woman fighting at a local Batesville motel and resulted in both of them being arrested.

License to carry

March 1, 2007 A pistol’s sharp report pierces the morning calm as J.B. Galloway lowers his .25 automatic. He scans the bullet-riddled target paper at the firing range as a biting wind ruffles his grey hair.

Pool work starts

March 1, 2007 February may seem early for swimming pool work, but when a city has a pool more than 50 years old, it has to get started as soon as possible.

Shriners gear up for sales

March 1, 2007 Hank Rivers and his little, pungent army are hoping to fill more than 1,200 homes with the delightful aroma of onions by spring.