• Retiring forecaster gladly leaves grim task behind

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK  — A longtime Arkansas weatherman will issue his final forecast this week, then gladly give up the grimmest task in his business — logging the deaths of everyone who couldn’t get out of the way of a storm. “What sticks out in …

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  • Dog saves soldier; soldier saves dog

    Editor’s note: This article appeared in the June 7, 2014 edition of the Harrison Daily Times.   The June cover of National Geographic magazine is graced with the photo of a Belgian Malinois military working dog (MWD) named Layka. Staff Sgt. Julian McDonald helped save …

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  • Police don’t link holiday killings

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK (AP) — North Little Rock police say a pair of killings on Christmas Eve are unrelated. Officers responded to fatal shootings less than an hour apart. One man died in the Shorter College Gardens housing complex late Wednesday night, then officers responded …

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  • Bio student shares path to success

    MELBOURNE — People measure success differently. For Shelby Paschal, a University of Arkansas biological engineering student, her path to success has included college. Paschal recently visited Melbourne High School where she talked about this and other college topics. Sent by her adviser, Scott Osborn, Paschal …

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  • Harrison man kills wife, himself on Christmas Eve

    HARRISON (AP) — Police say they believe a 42-year-old man shot his estranged wife to death on Christmas Eve before killing himself. Harrison Police Chief Paul Woodruff says William Fredrick and 46-year-old Sheila Fredrick were pronounced dead on Wednesday. Authorities believe William Fredrick kicked open …

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  • Disclaimer can’t stop MH Nativity lawsuit

    MOUNTAIN HOME (AP) — A disclaimer posted with a Nativity scene at an Arkansas courthouse did not protect Baxter County officials from a federal lawsuit. The American Humanist Association and a local resident filed a lawsuit Tuesday saying the display is an improper endorsement of …

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  • Quorum court calls special meeting

    The Independence County Quorum Court will have a special meeting at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Independence County Courthouse. Agenda items will include approval for a recycling project bid and a request to fill a vacant position in the prosecuting attorney’s office. All meetings are …

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  • Federal officials say Interstate 30 bridge must be replaced

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Federal officials say the Interstate 30 bridge over the Arkansas River needs to be replaced as part of a project to remake the I-30 corridor through North Little Rock and Little Rock. Jerry Holder, a Garver engineering executive, is managing the …

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  • Arkansas AG presents funds to ASU engineering school

    JONESBORO (AP) — Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has distributed settlement funds to Arkansas State University’s College of Engineering. McDaniel presented a check for $100,000 to ASU Chancellor Tim Hudson and other school officials. The college plans to use the funds for programs that will …

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  • Ozarka to host frog-listening workshops

    MELBOURNE — Ozarka College will partner with FrogWatch USA to offer free frog-listening workshops in Mountain View, Ash Flat and Mammoth Spring, beginning in January. The seminars will be presented by Tom Krohn, Arkansas regional coordinator for FrogWatch USA. The first session will teach how …

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  • Folk center offers packages for Valentine’s Day

    MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Ozark Folk Center State Park is offering several packages for Valentine’s Day. The overnight package includes one night’s lodging at the Dry Creek Cabins, a craft workshop, dinner at the Skillet Restaurant and a music show at the White Oak Theater …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 16, 2003.

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