‘Sticky filters’ idea sticks

August 23, 2007 JONESBORO — Kent Watkins knew he had stumbled onto something when a photographer friend plunked down $49.95 for the packet of “sticky filters” he had given him to try out.

Local scouts test endurance

August 23, 2007 The world seemed like a different place on Baldy.  The sky looked a little bit bluer. The air felt cooler and smelled fresher. Trees towered higher. And rolling hills appeared longer.

News of Other Days

August 22, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 1, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Cave board sets date for annual report

August 22, 2007 CAVE CITY — During a regular meeting Tuesday, the Cave City School Board tentatively set the state-required annual report to the public for Sept.

Rescue crew frees trapped driver from vehicle

August 22, 2007 Rescue crews, using hydraulic equipment, freed a 74-year-old driver from his vehicle following a two-car crash on top of Ramsey Mountain around 2:20 p.m. Tuesday. 

Johnny Lee, Felts to headline T-N-T

August 22, 2007 NEWARK — The Newark Area Chamber of Commerce Times-N-Traditions Festival will be Sept. 7 and 8 at Newark City Park and Lake, located at 10th and Long streets.

$1M bond set

August 22, 2007 A man charged with felony kidnapping of his girlfriend in Batesville had his first court appearance Monday. George E.

Support group forms chapter

August 22, 2007 When her son Michael enlisted in the Marine Corps, Debbie Webb found that getting information about him and what he was going through wasn’t always easy.

ISES rescue team trains

August 21, 2007 Upside down, 30 feet above the asphalt in the 105-degree heat, the emergency response team member was beginning to understand the true meaning of “extreme training.”