• ‘Gilmore Girls’ star dies at 71

    Edward Herrmann, the towering, melodious-voiced actor who brought Franklin D. Roosevelt to life in films and documentaries, won a Tony Award and charmed audiences as the stuffy dad on TV’s “Gilmore Girls,” died Wednesday. He was 71. Herrmann died at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital of …

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  • Family still questions 1990 Missouri slaying

    John Graves arrived at the medical examiner’s office wearing his insulated jacket, a flannel shirt, blue jeans and his blood-stained cap placed over his chest. The left shirt pocket produced a pen that he always carried, along with several matchbooks from the R&J Mercury dealer. …

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  • Homes damaged by gunfire

    Two rural homes were targeted by gunfire overnight Tuesday, but police aren’t sure if the two incidents are connected. A 911 call around 8:20 p.m. sent Independence County police to the home of Jeremy Justice on Antioch Road where someone had shot a door to …

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  • Holiday drug busts reported

    Even though they were reportedly possessing drugs, paraphernalia and a large sum of cash, three men got a lucky break early Christmas Eve morning. Independence County Deputy Chris Toland said while he was on patrol at the foot of Ramsey Mountain around 12:30 Wednesday morning …

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  • Farm Bureau honors Hess

    Tom Hess, president of Independence County Farm Bureau, was honored for the county’s work over the past year at the 80th Arkansas Farm Bureau annual convention, held Dec. 4 in Hot Springs. Presenting the award were Randy Veach and Rich Hillman, president and vice president, …

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  • Offices closing for holiday

    Newark city offices will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of New Year’s Day, according to recorder-treasurer Joanne Langston. The Sharp County Courthouse will close at noon today and remain closed Thursday.

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  • Acclaimed poet among 2014 deaths of Arkansans

    A renowned poet who overcame childhood tragedy to write one of the most widely read memoirs of the 20th century and later recited poems for Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush was among notable Arkansans who died during 2014, along with a veteran state …

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  • Wintry weather likely in Arkansas and Oklahoma

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A mixed bag of precipitation is likely in Arkansas and Oklahoma as an arctic cold front gives the new year a wintry start. The National Weather Service in Tulsa says frozen precipitation will be possible beginning on New Year’s Day and …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 21, 2003.

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  • Times Square poll: Most feeling good about 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are closing out 2014 on an optimistic note, according to a new Associated Press-Times Square Alliance poll. Nearly half predict that 2015 will be a better year for them than 2014 was, while only 1 in 10 think it will be …

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  • January declared radon action month

    January 2015 has been declared National Radon Action Month, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Health agencies throughout the United States have joined forces to promote awareness of the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers. The American Lung Association, Centers for Disease Control and …

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  • Quorum court discusses splitting dispatch

    The Independence County Quorum Court held a special meeting Monday afternoon to wrap up some loose ends and to discuss beginning the task of setting up its own 911 dispatch. Independence County Judge Robert Griffin said the county has received written notice from the city …

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