New could really be old

April 25, 2008 We are constantly bombarded with advertisements for new products in today's society, but have you ever stopped to think just how many products on the market have made their debut this century?

Going about it wrong

April 24, 2008 A funny thing happened on the way to producing enough ethanol to try to make this nation independent of foreign oil.

Glad SWAT training was held here

April 23, 2008 Dear editor: I am writing in response to the letter written by the citizen from Cushman who was upset because she wasn't able to sleep due to the SWAT team exercise.

Organizational pitfall

April 23, 2008 I usually pride myself on organization, knowing where everything is and making sure it has a "home." It doesn't always work out that way.

News of Other Days

April 21, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 2, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Through with recycling

April 18, 2008 I have always tried to do my part in recycling. I would place my trash bag on one side of my drive way and the recycling bin on the other side like the recycling center wants each resident to do.

This train was slow

April 17, 2008 For some reason, I had never read the infamous book "On A Slow Train Through Arkansaw" - until Tuesday night.

Unhappy with exercise

April 16, 2008 I hope everyone slept well last night. Many people in Cushman did not. I guess we should be thankful the Independence County SWAT team training was going on. But they trained from at least 1:30 p.m.

Joining the working class

April 15, 2008 The "working world." No matter if you have a weekday or a weekend schedule, it is still much like the quote-unquote country song "9 to 5," performed by Dolly Parton, and it's different.