Project receives $25,000 grant

January 14, 2008 Dr. Floyd Beckford, associate professor of chemistry at Lyon College, has received a $25,000 grant to purchase equipment for research that may one day help in the fight against cancer.

Police take shoplifting, theft reports

January 14, 2008 Three people were detained and two later arrested in a shoplifting incident at Wal-Mart early Thursday morning, according to investigating Independence County Deputy Patrick Collins who was dispatched

New justice takes his place in Izard County

January 14, 2008 MELBOURNE - Justices welcomed a new face to the quorum court Tuesday in Izard County after the governor appointed a Mount Pleasant man to fill a vacancy.

Young to run

January 14, 2008 Marcia Young has announced her candidacy for Independence County circuit clerk. Young is in her third year with the circuit clerk's office and works as a deputy clerk.

Harkey seeking position

January 14, 2008 Judge Adam Harkey has announced that he is running for circuit judge of Division Two of the 16th Judicial District.

Rose children remembered by many

January 14, 2008 Searcy­ - Harding University's Administration Auditorium was filled to capacity Sunday as two children who died a month ago in an automobile accident were remembered.

News of Other Days

January 11, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 23, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO