Cooking begins at Riverside Park

March 24, 2006 While some teams have their sights set on winning this weekend’s Ozark Hawg BBQ Championship, some are also focused on this year’s Independence County Harvest of Hope fund-raiser, a way to

News of Other Days

March 24, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 2, 1993. 95 Years Ago

Meditate on it

March 24, 2006 Sit quietly in a comfortable position, close your eyes and consciously relax your muscles, starting with your feet and working up to your face. Now breathe naturally.

News of Other Days

March 23, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 1, 1993. 95 Years Ago

Lyon Pipe Band to compete at world championship

March 23, 2006 When more than 200 pipe bands from across the world gather in Scotland this summer to compete for the world championships, Lyon College’s band will be there working to make their third trip the

Delta Blues Symposium set

March 23, 2006 JONESBORO — “Delta Diversity” provides the theme for this year’s Delta Blues Symposium, the 12th annual conference which brings together scholars, students, performers and arti

Gloria Farley dies

March 23, 2006 In February of 1950, about a month before I was born, Gloria Farley was scrambling around on Poteau Mountain above her hometown of Heavener, Okla., trying to rediscover a 12-foot tall “standing

Candidates file for office

March 23, 2006 A number of races has developed as candidates file for political offices in Independence County, according to information from the county clerk’s office.