Mayoral candidates make their pitches

November 1, 2006 CAVE CITY — Voters in Cave City have two choices for mayor on the Nov. 7 general election ballot — incumbent Carl Johnson and challenger Norman Kraiger.

News of Other Days

November 1, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 11, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO

Eastman sale complete

November 1, 2006 FutureFuel Chemical Co. of Batesville today began operation as Arkansas’ largest producer of biodiesel with plans to become even larger, according to a press release.

Voting kinks cause concerns

November 1, 2006 Amid early voters’ claims of incorrect or “spontaneous” ballots, chairman of the Southside Incorporation Committee Byron Southerland told the Guard he is satisfied with the Independe

Victims remembered

November 1, 2006 Twenty-six women were killed in Arkansas last year, most of them violently at the hands of someone who had their trust. None of those deaths occurred in Independence County.

News of Other Days

October 31, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 10, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO

‘We’re all in this together’

October 31, 2006 Last week, over 100 area high school students and their families spent the day walking around the campus of Lyon College, and they walked away with an idea of how getting a liberal arts education ther

New product, new location on horizon for Bad Boy Inc.

October 31, 2006 MELBOURNE — Earlier this year when the news was announced the Boeing facility in Melbourne would close and 100 people would lose their jobs, officials began looking for a company they described

Dowsing for graves explained

October 31, 2006 MELBOURNE — “Water dowsing has been done for over 5,000 years,” Sue Chrisco said to the Izard County Historical and Genealogical Society recently, “but only recently have peopl