News of Other Days

October 16, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 26, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Road committee accepts proposal

October 16, 2007 The county road committee met Monday night to discuss the proposed budget for 2008. Independence County Judge Bill Hicks presented the budget to the committee.

Bill & Alice Nix Petting Zoo dedicated

October 16, 2007 JONESBORO — On the day Bill and Alice Nix of Ash Flat married in 1949, their worldly possessions consisted of $5 and a Guernsey cow.

Child, officer bitten by dog

October 16, 2007 The same dog that may have bitten a small child also bit the police officer who went to take the report.

County begins budget process

October 16, 2007 Revenue projections and budget proposals were topic of discussion for the Independence County government Monday night.

Couple threaten, unmask intruder

October 15, 2007 When an intruder broke into a Cord residence and demanded money, he found himself facing two determined homeowners who threatened him with an ax and tore off his mask before he fled.

Making progress

October 15, 2007 DESHA — Randy McIntosh has finally found his smile. These days, the 21-year-old is even letting his family take pictures of him again.

News of Other Days

October 15, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 25, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO