News of Other Days

February 13, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 22, 1993. 95 Years Ago

Beebe: State can take Midland money

February 10, 2006 Early Friday afternoon, Arkansas Attorney General Mike Beebe issued official opinion in regards to the Midland School District’s efforts to pay off the district’s debt.

Vondran puts patrons in good mood

February 10, 2006 PLEASANT PLAINS — There was a different mood surrounding the Friends of Midland: Save Our School meeting Thursday night.

Former sheriff, auctioneer dies

February 10, 2006 A former Independence County sheriff and long-time businessman has died. Paul G. Kelly died Thursday in a Little Rock hospital at the age of 65.

Legislators get update

February 10, 2006 LITTLE ROCK — Acting Superintendent Charles Vondran gave the joint legislative educational audit subcommittee a report Thursday on the state of the district since it was placed on fiscal distres

Concord to hold fund-raiser Saturday

February 10, 2006 CONCORD — The Concord Friends of Midland will hold a fund-raiser Saturday to help the neighboring Midland School District, according to Dixie Cooper.

FOI request reveals examples of misspending

February 10, 2006 PLEASANT PLAINS — “I couldn’t find corruption,” state-appointed Superintendent Charles Vondran told the Guard recently after reviewing the Midland School District’s finan

News of Other Days

February 9, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Feb. 18, 1993. 95 Years Ago

Melbourne man arrested for drugs

February 9, 2006 MELBOURNE — An early morning traffic stop in Melbourne on Feb. 1 resulted in drug charges and the arrest of the driver.