County wants out of trash business

December 15, 2006 With a 10-to-1 vote, the Independence County Quorum Court justices moved Monday night to lease the county-owned trash collection and transfer station to a private enterprise.

Sleeping man arrested

December 15, 2006 A man reportedly found passed out in the middle of a highway and who said he “just wanted to sleep” was arrested and given a county bed early Thursday.

These houses are all ‘dolled’ up

December 15, 2006 When Clement Clarke Moore wrote “The Night Before Christmas” and mentioned “a miniature sleigh and eight tiny reindeer,” he might have had Regina Bryant of Batesville in mind.

Angel Tree sees success

December 15, 2006 Many Independence County children who normally see a lean Christmas will enjoy a tree full of presents this year. 

Southside super

December 15, 2006 SOUTHSIDE — Southside School board members raised the stakes for the district Monday night to recruit or hold on to quality personnel.

Lyon named to Princeton Review’s Best Value

December 14, 2006 The quality and value of a Lyon education has earned a spot on yet another prestigious list when the Princeton Review named the college to its 2008 edition of America’s Best Value Colleges.

Older adults want voice at Capitol

December 14, 2006 Local chapter AARP members are busy signing up for a bus trip to Little Rock where they will work to push AARP’s top bills early in the legislative session.

News of Other Days

December 14, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 27, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO