Money order scam reported

May 9, 2006 Suspicious that he was singled out to receive $3,800 in Western Union Money Orders from a company in Nigeria, an Independence County man went to the sheriff’s office with his concerns Friday

Mountain Home man faces felony charge

May 9, 2006 MELBOURNE — A Mountain Home man has been formally charged with sexual assault in the second degree following an investigation by the Izard County Sheriff’s Department, according to Sher

Arrests reported

May 9, 2006 MELBOURNE — Arrests have been made following the April 29 breaking and entering of a house on Knob Creek Road near Melbourne, according to the Izard County Sheriff’s Office.

Lyon College SGA president accepted to Harvard

May 9, 2006 Everyone at Lyon College knows Josh Manning is passionate about politics, and that passion will soon take him to Harvard University and into the career he’s dreamt of since high school.

Officials get pay increase

May 9, 2006 The coffers of Independence County continue to benefit from an ever increasing sales tax return and elected department heads in county government will be receiving a 3-percent pay raise.

JPs vote to sell property

May 9, 2006 ASH FLAT — The Sharp County Quorum Court voted unanimously Monday to advertise the former Sharp Nursing Home property at Sidney for sale according to state bidding guidelines.

Erractic driver arrested for DWI

May 9, 2006 A Green Forest man has a June 7 court date after he was stopped early Sunday morning for allegedly driving across the center line several times and traveling at a slow rate of speed.

$51,000 raised

May 9, 2006 SOUTHSIDE — Independence County WalkAmercia 2006 was a success, raising $51,000 despite cool, damp weather and cloudy skies.

News of Other Days

May 9, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 18, 1993. 89 Years Ago