Senior citizens to get more space

September 12, 2006 PLEASANT PLAINS — Senior citizens at Pleasant Plains are about to get more space in the city hall building, Mayor Rick Siler said this morning.

Planners OK rezoning change

September 12, 2006 Residents of one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods want a few more restrictions for property owners. 

Wayne Long announces

September 12, 2006 HARDY — Wayne Long, 42, of rural Hardy has announced he will be an independent candidate for Sharp County judge in the November general election.

News of Other Days

September 12, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 22, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO

Herbs, copper wire, motor, other items stolen

September 12, 2006 David Collier told Cpl. Kirk Green that someone had broken into Specialty Foods at 913 Broad St. sometime between Saturday and Monday morning and stole about eight boxes of herbal drugs.

Man arrested after giving officer false name

September 12, 2006 A man who reportedly said he was stupid and didn’t know why he lied, just before he tried to run from police, was arrested on drug charges Friday morning.