News of Other Days

November 7, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 17, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Historic monument rededicated

November 7, 2007 One hundred years ago, a monument was dedicated on the Independence County Courthouse lawn to remember soldiers of the former Confederate Army.

Prescription fraud

November 7, 2007 A woman who allegedly tried to purchase Hydrocodone with a forged prescription is in jail under an investigative hold, according to Independence County Deputy Randy Jones.

Church burglary, other thefts under investigation

November 6, 2007 Investigators are looking into the burglary of the Cornerstone United Methodist Church where sound equipment and cash were reported stolen over the weekend, according to Independence County Deputy Dus

Dinosaurs arrive at Alltel

November 6, 2007 LITTLE ROCK — As the lights go down in Alltel Arena and the smoke rises, the star of the show walks out amid screams and cheers. Many stars can fill a room but this is no ordinary celebrity.

Contractor scolds planning members

November 6, 2007 Comparing a proposed Batesville subdivision code to the type of controls found in the Soviet Union, a local developer strongly opposed a new subdivision code at city hall Monday night.

School eyes gas, oil

November 6, 2007 MIDLAND — Midland School District officials are putting their hopes in natural gas and oil.