Concerns in mind, Midland hears good news

December 1, 2006 PLEASANT PLAINS — While the crowd at the monthly Midland School District may have been smaller due to the weather Thursday night, some of the news was definitely worth risking the threat.

Parade set for Monday

December 1, 2006 At least 15 floats will line up for “A Mainstreet Christmas” at this year’s annual downtown Christmas Grand Parade and Kiddie Parade scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Monday.

Case settled

November 30, 2006 A civil case against Independence County Tax Collector Johnny Kelley has been settled out of court, avoiding a trial.

AG&F check records at process plants

November 30, 2006 Arkansas Game and Fish officers began investigating whether correct records were being kept at local meat processing plants and have found some violations, according to Capt. Gary Mullins.

News of Other Days

November 30, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 10, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO

Frensley: Entergy prepared for winter weather

November 30, 2006 As we approach December, it’s time to prepare for winter weather events here in Arkansas, said Les Frensley, Batesville customer service manager for Entergy.

Suicide, signs of depression discussed at meeting

November 30, 2006 Clinical depression is the common thread that runs through all people who die from suicide, according to Tommie Pemberton, executive director of the Dr. Robert E. Elliott Foundation in Searcy.

Wanted by the Indepedence County Sheriff

November 29, 2006 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.

Crime lab rules in local man’s death

November 29, 2006 A Locust Grove man found dead in his home Nov. 21 “died of blunt force trauma to the head,” according to the staff of the state crime lab.