Bad Boy building nets $400,000 grant

January 10, 2007 MELBOURNE—The Melbourne Industrial Development Corporation has received approval for a $400,000 grant to be used for improvements to the Bad Boy Mower building, formerly the Boeing plant.

Authority buys land for treatment plant

January 10, 2007 SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Public Water Authority board handed over a check for land needed for a wastewater treatment plant Tuesday and agreed to make an offer on other property needed for a sew

Calico Rock couple arrested in dog attack

January 10, 2007 MELBOURNE — A Sage man has been accused of purposely damaging the speaker system at a Melbourne fast food business, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence.

State witnesses dispute defense

January 10, 2007 ASH FLAT — The traditional black-eyed peas and corn bread Stephen Furr had prepared for New Year’s Day were still on the stove when authorities found him stabbed to death the second day of

County ends ’06 with high tax returns, new officials

January 10, 2007 After ending 2005 with deficit spending and the worst budget seen in several years, County Judge Bill Hicks was determined to keep spending under control for 2006 and asked county department heads to

News of Other Days

January 10, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 20, 1994. 78 YEARS AGO

Wanted by the Indepedence County Sheriff

January 10, 2007 The following list of persons with active warrants is issued by the Independence County Sheriff’s Office. Wanted persons are listed by their name, date of birth, city and number of warrants.

‘Joint’ allegedly found at jail

January 9, 2007 Already in jail on drug, assault and theft charges, a Batesville man now faces more drug charges for allegedly smoking a marijuana cigarette in his jail cell.