Weight-loss battle, three months later

June 6, 2008 MELBOURNE - Forty-seven pounds lighter and much healthier, the Lap-Band procedure is something Judy Walker wishes she had done years ago.

News of Other Days

June 5, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 16, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Wanted – Independence Country S.O.

June 5, 2008 The following list of persons with active warrants is issued by the Independence County Sheriff's Office. Wanted persons are listed by their name, date of birth, city and number of warrants.

Automotive graduates attain success

June 5, 2008 Melbourne - Two graduates of the Automotive Service Technology Program at Ozarka College, Greg Taylor and Justin Trewyn, are working in their field at a local dealership.

Dispute over family dog ends in one going to jail

June 5, 2008 A Batesville man was arrested Tuesday evening after he allegedly got drunk and tried to kick in the door of his ex-wife's residence, according to Independence County Deputy Dee McFatter.

Bogus check reported

June 5, 2008 Just cash the check for $4,850 and the rest of the $200,000 would be sent to her.

Family & Friends Briefs

June 5, 2008 Reunion to be held The annual Blevins Family reunion will be held Saturday at the Violet Hill Elementary School. Potluck lunch will be served at noon. An auction will be held after lunch.

Yogurt can replace mayo

June 5, 2008 Dressings are no longer just a companion for salad; they are now dips and spreads for your favorite barbecue snacks.

Brown, Rogers say vows

June 5, 2008 NEWPORT - Victoria Brown of Newark and Aaron Rogers of Jacksonport were united in marriage May 26 at Remmel Church of Christ in Newport. Lou Butterfield officiated.