Contractor scolds planning members

November 6, 2007 Comparing a proposed Batesville subdivision code to the type of controls found in the Soviet Union, a local developer strongly opposed a new subdivision code at city hall Monday night.

School eyes gas, oil

November 6, 2007 MIDLAND — Midland School District officials are putting their hopes in natural gas and oil.

Leap of faith

November 6, 2007 MOUNT PLEASANT — Kristal Reeves spent 15 years drowning in her drug addiction.

Church burglary, other thefts under investigation

November 6, 2007 Investigators are looking into the burglary of the Cornerstone United Methodist Church where sound equipment and cash were reported stolen over the weekend, according to Independence County Deputy Dus

News of Other Days

November 5, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 15, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Local company publishes 2nd book

November 5, 2007 In life, Ann Curtis had two goals. One was to share with anyone and everyone how to get to heaven by knowing Jesus Christ personally. After all, she lived 34 years before anyone told her.  

Upside down driver, car lands on yard sale items

November 5, 2007 Upside down in the middle of a yard sale table was the last place David Boone expected to find himself when he took his eyes off the road for just a second Friday afternoon.

Soldiers honored

November 5, 2007 SAGE — In 1865, Jayhawkers attacked a father and son who were returning home from the Civil War.

Artifacts missing

November 5, 2007 A primitive stone mixing bowl set, dated at 1,000 A.D., and valued at about $50,000 is being sought by investigators with the Independence County Sheriff’s Office.

Bull rider, 17, dies in rodeo accident

November 5, 2007 ASH FLAT — A 17-year-old bull rider died at the Fulton County Hospital after a bull stepped on him Saturday night at the Bar D Arena in Ash Flat, according to Ash Flat Police Chief Mike Zeiger.