Woman missing

January 7, 2008 A woman who reportedly has mental health problems has not been heard from since she went to the store to cash a check around 10:30 a.m. Friday, according to Independence County Deputy John Thomas.

News of Other Days

January 4, 2008 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 16, 1995.73 YEARS AGO

Wilson retires

January 4, 2008 Linda Wilson, area technician for the local USDA Rural Development office, completed her last day of work Thursday by cleaning out her desk.

From nose to tail

January 4, 2008 MELBOURNE — When Boeing announced it would be closing the Melbourne facility in February 2006, Mike Box was only five months away from retirement.

Sharp OES chief named

January 3, 2008 ASH FLAT — Gene Moore, Sharp County road foreman, has been named by County Judge Larry Brown as coordinator of the county’s office of emergency management.

News of Other Days

January 3, 2008 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 13, 1995.73 YEARS AGO

Carnegie Hall bound

January 3, 2008 NEWARK — In just a few weeks, Andrea Steward is going to do something few others get the chance to do: Sing at Carnegie Hall in New York City. 

Hitchhiker drives instead of rides

January 3, 2008 An early Tuesday morning duck hunting trip went wrong when the hunter offered a ride to the wrong person and was reportedly mugged.