McIntosh announces for judge

January 15, 2008 Justice of the Peace David McIntosh has decided to place his name before the people of Independence County for the office of county judge.

JPs hear legal talk on hydro

January 15, 2008 The Independence County Quorum Court heard from its lawyer about the progress of the hydroelectric lawsuits Monday night.

Thieves hit businesses

January 15, 2008 Evidence of an overnight organized crime spree came to light shortly after dawn this morning when employees started showing up for work at various businesses to find broken windows, open doors and mis

News of Other Days

January 14, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 24, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Project receives $25,000 grant

January 14, 2008 Dr. Floyd Beckford, associate professor of chemistry at Lyon College, has received a $25,000 grant to purchase equipment for research that may one day help in the fight against cancer.

Police take shoplifting, theft reports

January 14, 2008 Three people were detained and two later arrested in a shoplifting incident at Wal-Mart early Thursday morning, according to investigating Independence County Deputy Patrick Collins who was dispatched

New justice takes his place in Izard County

January 14, 2008 MELBOURNE - Justices welcomed a new face to the quorum court Tuesday in Izard County after the governor appointed a Mount Pleasant man to fill a vacancy.

Young to run

January 14, 2008 Marcia Young has announced her candidacy for Independence County circuit clerk. Young is in her third year with the circuit clerk's office and works as a deputy clerk.