• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Jan. 17, 2003.

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  • State parks to host New Year trail hikes

    The public is invited to take a free guided trail hike at participating Arkansas state parks on Jan. 1. On New Year’s Day, 33 of Arkansas’ 52 state parks will offer 55 guided hikes. The event is part of a nationwide initiative by America’s 50 …

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  • State agencies’ funds hurt by bond fee decline

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — An increase of low-level criminal offenders released without paying bond is hurting the wallets of several local and state agencies in Arkansas. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports county jails have controlled inmate populations for decades by releasing offenders bond-free on citations that …

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  • 2014 in Arkansas likely 1of 5 coldest years

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Weather forecasters say 2014 will likely go down as one of the five coldest years ever recorded in Arkansas. Through November, it was the third-coldest year recorded, but December temperatures are raising the average somewhat. Through November, the statewide average temperature …

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  • Officials: Risks from Arkansas power line unlikely

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Federal regulators say construction of a proposed 720-mile, $2 billion transmission line that will cut through a dozen counties in Arkansas is unlikely to have a major environmental or social impact. The Department of Energy has released a preliminary environmental impact …

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  • ‘Culture’ named word of the year

    NEW YORK (AP) — A nation, a workplace, an ethnicity, a passion, an outsized personality. The people who comprise these things, who fawn or rail against them, are behind Merriam-Webster’s 2014 word of the year: culture. The word joins Oxford Dictionaries’ “vape,” a darling of …

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  • Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014

    They each turned a moment of violence into a call to action. For James Brady, that moment came when he was shot and wounded by a would-be presidential assassin. For Chung Eun-yong, it was the killings of his two children during the Korean War. Brady …

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  • 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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