Wanted sex offenders at large

August 8, 2007 Local authorities are looking for two known sex offenders who have reportedly failed to update their addresses with local authorities, according to court affidavits filed by Lt. Brenda Bittle.

CD to feature Mug Tree Lady

August 8, 2007 Clara Byler of Batesville, otherwise known in this area as the Mug Tree Lady, is hitting the big time.  A song written about her will be released on a compact disc and songbook next year.

Melon time

August 8, 2007 CAVE CITY — “We’ve got the very best entertainment lined up this year that we’ve ever had,” Charles Landers said of the Cave City Watermelon Festival, which begins Thursd

News of Other Days

August 8, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 18, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Cave City prepares for 2007-08 school year

August 8, 2007 CAVE CITY — School begins at Cave City Aug. 20. School will be in session all day and lunch will be served. Also, all bus routes will run at regular times.

Cuts made

August 7, 2007 CONCORD — The Concord School District is making cuts to a $1.6 million building project.

News of Other Days

August 7, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 17, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Filing closes for upcoming school elections

August 7, 2007 Five more people have filed for positions on the soon-to-be-formed Midland School Board, bringing the number of candidates there to 15, according to the Independence County Clerk’s Office.

It was a good trade

August 7, 2007 MOUNTAIN VIEW — In the 1950s, Walter Eugene “Shorty” Thompson traded an airplane for an old pickup truck with a projector and popcorn machine in the back.