Marijuana farm located, seized

September 5, 2006 MELBOURNE — A large high-tech indoor marijuana growing operation was discovered near Oxford over the weekend, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence.

Weaver recuses in Southside case

September 5, 2006 The judge presiding over an appeal in the Southside incorporation has recused himself, according to a motion filed in Independence County Circuit Court.

Building hope

September 4, 2006 Randy McIntosh, a healthy young man with a promising future, now lies in a hospital bed, unaware that an entire community is working to bring him home.  

Restructuring lives

September 4, 2006 The front door bore the tell-tale marks of Hurricane Katrina: a huge red “X” with “NOPD” (New Orleans Police Department), “9-25” (the day the house was checked) and

News of Other Days

September 4, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 14, 1993. 95 YEARS AGO

2 girls at juvenile camp arrested after sock attack

September 1, 2006 MANSFIELD (AP) — Two teenage girls at the Northwest Arkansas Regional Juvenile Program were arrested after one of them used a padlock in a sock as a weapon to strike a staff member in the head.

Local offices closing

September 1, 2006 Several local, state and federal offices will close for Labor Day but will resume normal service on Tuesday.