News of Other Days

January 13, 2016 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 19, 1998.

Bird and butterfly workshop planned

January 13, 2016 NEWPORT — Jacksonport State Park will host a Winter Bird Feeding and Butterfly Gardening Workshop Saturday. The Winter Bird Feeding Workshop …

Peppersauce Players to perform

January 13, 2016 CALICO ROCK — The Peppersauce Players will present “Rock Your Blues Away,” a look back at high school reunions. The original musical by …

Library to end agreement

January 12, 2016 The Independence County Library is severing ties. The Independence County Quorum Court voted unanimously Monday night to withdraw the library from the White …

Several jailed for failure to pay fines

January 12, 2016 MELBOURNE — Izard County officers recently picked up a number of people for failure to pay fines, according to Sheriff Tate Lawrence: • Dominic …

Woman with drugs arrested in parking lot

January 12, 2016 A late-night grocery shopping trip at a local dollar store ended with a Pleasant Plains woman going to jail on warrants and drug charges …