News of Other Days

May 25, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 4, 1993. 89 Years Ago

Lillard hired to help promote tax hike

May 25, 2006 NEWARK — Retired Cord-Charlotte Superintendent Jerrel Lillard is coming out of retirement to help the Cedar Ridge School District pass a possible seven- or eight-mill increase in September.

UCT meets in Batesville

May 25, 2006 Members of the United Commercial Travelers of America will be journeying to the Ramada Inn in Batesville for their 96th annual Session of the Grand Council of Arkansas.

Lawrence, Weaver win

May 24, 2006 In a pair of area races, incumbent Dale Weaver defeated Kevin Burton by nearly 1100 votes for the Sharp County Sheriff's position.

Thompson steps down as United Way director

May 24, 2006 She stepped in at a crucial time to get the United Way of Independence County out of a bind, and now that she’s no longer needed, executive director Dedra Thompson has resigned.

Brown, Weaver win in Sharp County

May 24, 2006 ASH FLAT — Larry Brown, a former justice of the peace, won the Democratic nomination for the Sharp County judge’s position on Tuesday, outpolling another former JP, Marcus Goings of Har

Elumbaugh, McDonald, Shetron win

May 24, 2006 Two Batesville City Council races were decided Tuesday night, but it will be November before the mayor’s race is finalized.

Cocaine charges filed

May 24, 2006 MELBOURNE — A traffic stop in Izard County has resulted in felony cocaine charges being filed.

Voters decide races

May 24, 2006 MELBOURNE — Izard County results were in and counted before 10 p.m. Tuesday.