Rural burglaries, thefts reported

October 18, 2006 Tools being used to construct a new home in the Cushman area were reportedly stolen over the weekend, according to a report filed by Danny R. Carter.

Truck in road leads to arrest

October 18, 2006 A man who had stopped his car in the middle of McHue Road early Sunday morning is facing drug charges, according to Deputy John Carroll with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.

Buffalo burgers, etc.

October 18, 2006 It was a late summer Sunday afternoon and I was on a quest for personal satisfaction when the brightly colored handmade sign in the front window of a small storefront caught my eye.

Five battling for mayor

October 18, 2006 NEWARK — On the heels of a controversial two-year period, three “formers” and two “currents” are seeking the mayoral seat of Newark.

Budget work under way

October 18, 2006 With a quorum barely present, the Independence County Budget Committee conducted its first meeting Tuesday in preparation of a budget for 2007.

ATVs, trailers reported stolen from Southside

October 17, 2006 SOUTHSIDE — Authorities are investigating any possible ties between the thefts of flat bed trailers and all terrain vehicles at two different Batesville businesses over the weekend.

Lyon alums organize benefit

October 17, 2006 A benefit established to honor a dedicated teacher who recently died will do something she didn’t get the chance to do herself — help send her grandchildren to college.

Two seek Evening Shade office

October 17, 2006 EVENING SHADE—In the race for Evening Shade mayor, Henry “Hank” Rivers faces incumbent Mayor Lonnie Haley.

News of Other Days

October 17, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 27, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO