Sex offender living near school arrested

October 31, 2008 A registered sex offender who bought a home near Southside School has been arrested, according to a court affidavit filed by Independence County Sheriff's Detective Mike Mundy.

Argument leads to shooting near Iuka

October 31, 2008 MELBOURNE - Authorities are still working on information related to a Thursday night shooting near the Izard-Baxter County line.

Sports Briefs

October 30, 2008 Baseball DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - A minor league pitcher accused of throwing a ball that hit a fan in the forehead was indicted Wednesday on two counts of felonious assault.

Pipers keep winning

October 30, 2008 The Lyon College Pipers' defense had its 4-match scoreless streak snapped, but the team extended its winning streak to seven games Wednesday in a 5-1 rout of Missouri Baptist at Huser Soccer Field.

Cavewomen bow out of state v-ball tourney

October 30, 2008 HARRISON - The Cave City Cavewomen bowed out of the Class 3A State Volleyball Tournament with a 3-0 loss to the Piggott Lady Mohawks here Wednesday.

News of other days

October 30, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 10, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Master Gardeners open scholarship registration

October 30, 2008 The Master Gardeners of Independence County have announced that a 2009 college scholarship is being made available to a qualified applicant of Independence County who is pursuing a degree in horticult