District taxpayers get big bargain

August 24, 2007 MELBOURNE — Taxpayers in the Melbourne School Distict are paying for only little more than half of the $12 million high school complex under construction near the city ball parks and the local a

News of Other Days

August 24, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 5, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Friedman’s manager charged with felony

August 23, 2007 A jewelry store manager has been arrested for stealing both money and jewelry from the store, according to Independence County Circuit Court documents.

Cattle killing draws national ire

August 23, 2007 The Humane Society of the United States is asking for aggressive prosecution of a local teen and two men allegedly involved in the stabbing and crippling of cattle near Pleasant Plains.

News of Other Days

August 23, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 2, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Budget addressed

August 23, 2007 NEWARK — Cedar Ridge School District officials are set to take a look at the district’s annual budget.

‘Sticky filters’ idea sticks

August 23, 2007 JONESBORO — Kent Watkins knew he had stumbled onto something when a photographer friend plunked down $49.95 for the packet of “sticky filters” he had given him to try out.

Local scouts test endurance

August 23, 2007 The world seemed like a different place on Baldy.  The sky looked a little bit bluer. The air felt cooler and smelled fresher. Trees towered higher. And rolling hills appeared longer.