UACCB plans for nursing building

October 24, 2006 Although the election is still weeks away, University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville officials are making plans for funds that will be received if voters pass the Higher Education Bond In

History buff dies

October 24, 2006 Clyde McGinnis, a local historian, found great pleasure in researching the history of the families who lived in Independence County.

News of Other Days

October 23, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 2, 1993. 77 YEARS AGO

Melbourne man arrested for residential burglary

October 23, 2006 MELBOURNE — The Izard County Sheriff’s Department has arrested a man following a burglary at the home of Terry and Susan Smith in Melbourne, according to a news release.

Hicks, Duez vie for county judge

October 23, 2006 Democratic incumbent Bill Hicks is seeking re-election for a second term to the office of Independence County Judge and is being challenged by Robert Duez of Bethesda.

Race develops for district five

October 20, 2006 An open seat on the Independence County Quorum Court has led to a race in the Nov. 7 general election in District 5.

18-year-old found dead in bed

October 20, 2006 CAVE CITY — The unattended death of a man in a home east of Cave City is being investigated by Independence County authorities.