News of Other Days

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

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.

‘Rock salt’ tests for meth

May 9, 2006 ASH FLAT — A Cave City couple who had been fighting was arrested on drug charges when police responded Monday, Police Chief Vernon Gann said.

Severe weather equipment arrives

May 8, 2006 People who can’t hear the local tornado sirens might have their fears eased with new weather radios that arrived in Independence County last week. 

Seniors react to electronic voting

May 8, 2006 Today marks the first day of early voting, and many senior citizens are gearing up for the move from paper ballots to electronic voting.