Welfare check leads to mother’s arrest

May 1, 2007 MELBOURNE — A welfare check on minors at a Melbourne residence on Friday led to the arrest of the mother and the youths being placed in the custody of the Department of Human Services, according

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May 1, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 11, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Reaching new heights: New truck arrives

May 1, 2007 It’s better than Christmas, said Batesville Assistant Fire Chief Brent Gleghorn. “It’s like Christmas with a truckload of ice cream.”

Two arrested for drug possession, sale

April 30, 2007 A midnight traffic stop by a state trooper has led to formal drug charges against two Newark men, according to an affidavit filed with the Independence County Circuit Court by John Scarbrough of the 1

Pioneer Day offers music, rodeos, more

April 30, 2007 MELBOURNE — The 56th annual Izard County Pioneer Day celebration gets under way Friday night with gospel music, a rodeo and a street dance featuring Sonny Burgess and the Pacers.

Hundreds walk, thousands raised

April 30, 2007 More than 400 walkers turned out Saturday in every shape and size for Independence County WalkAmerica, including some four-footed ones.

Church vandalized

April 30, 2007 A table-sized cross placed in a toilet and a cigarette butt put out in an offering plate were some of the scenes that greeted the first arrival at Sharp United Methodist Church Sunday morning.

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April 30, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 10, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO