News of Other Days

January 4, 2008 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 16, 1995.73 YEARS AGO

Wilson retires

January 4, 2008 Linda Wilson, area technician for the local USDA Rural Development office, completed her last day of work Thursday by cleaning out her desk.

Sharp OES chief named

January 3, 2008 ASH FLAT — Gene Moore, Sharp County road foreman, has been named by County Judge Larry Brown as coordinator of the county’s office of emergency management.

News of Other Days

January 3, 2008 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 13, 1995.73 YEARS AGO

Carnegie Hall bound

January 3, 2008 NEWARK — In just a few weeks, Andrea Steward is going to do something few others get the chance to do: Sing at Carnegie Hall in New York City. 

Hitchhiker drives instead of rides

January 3, 2008 An early Tuesday morning duck hunting trip went wrong when the hunter offered a ride to the wrong person and was reportedly mugged.

Death believed homicide

January 2, 2008 Investigators in Independence County are beginning the new year with a homicide investigation.

Woman dies in crash

January 2, 2008 Investigators believe the death of a Batesville woman may have resulted from a drop in her blood sugar.