New state troopers assigned to area

June 18, 2007 LITTLE ROCK — Thirty-two Arkansas State Police Academy Recruits graduated Friday night in ceremonies at the Arkansas State Capitol.

Ticks can transmit serious diseases

June 15, 2007 Summertime is tick time, and whether you are working in a flower garden or hiking a mountain trail, you need to take precautions against tick bites.

Men’s health issues brought to light

June 15, 2007 Where their health is concerned, men tend to not take care of themselves. They don’t talk about their health problems and are often taught they must be strong and in control.

Reminiscing with Bess Wolf

June 15, 2007 Bess Wolf renewed her driver’s license earlier this week although she turns 99 on Saturday and doesn’t drive anymore.  “You never know,” she said, winking.

Sidney man injured when tire blows out

June 15, 2007 A blowout on a dirt road Wednesday afternoon sent a Sidney man to the emergency room, according to an accident report filed with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.

UACCB, Cave City promote higher ed

June 15, 2007 Cave City has become the second area school to partner with the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville in getting high school graduates to apply for college.

More added to suit

June 15, 2007 A lawsuit that began with Independence County three months ago has expanded to 16 other counties as officials in Arkansas take on manufacturers and distributors of medicines containing ephedrine.

News of Other Days

June 15, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 27, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Alleged thief spends birthday in jail

June 14, 2007 ASH FLAT — A man who apparently stole a cell phone and other items from a pickup truck in Cherokee Village on Sunday is spending his birthday in jail, Sharp County Sheriff Dale Weaver said.