• News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 16, 1994.

    Read More

  • Income tax assistance available

    MOUNTAIN HOME — The Volunteers for Income Tax Assistance project will provide assistance in preparing and electronically filing uncomplicated income tax returns for free to qualified persons. Assistance will be provided from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays through March 15 on the third …

    Read More

  • Body found in river identified

    ATKINS (AP) — Authorities have identified a body that was found in the Arkansas River in Pope County as that of a man who disappeared after apparently trying to swim away from Arkansas State Police during a traffic stop. The Arkansas State Medical Examiner’s office …

    Read More

  • Arkansas House eyeing 5th vote on Medicaid bill

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers are returning for the third week of this year’s legislative session, but it’s unclear when the House will try again to break an impasse over the future of the state’s compromise Medicaid expansion. The House and Senate convene Tuesday …

    Read More

  • Lt. gov. staff to resign in June

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — All of the staffers in the office of former Lt. Gov. Mark Darr will step down in June because of Darr’s resignation, a top Arkansas lawmaker said Monday. Senate President Michael Lamoureux, R-Russellville, said the four employees told him they would …

    Read More

  • Election fraud charge against FC councilor dropped

    FORREST CITY (AP) — Election fraud charges against a city council member in Forrest City have been dropped. St. Francis County Prosecutor Fletcher Long said he dismissed the charges against Louise Field after witnesses in the case failed to show up for court hearings. Field …

    Read More

  • Fire dept. nets safety prize

    NORPHLET (AP) — The Norphlet Volunteer Fire Department will receive $5,000 after being selected a grand prize winner in the National Fire Protection Agency’s 1,000 Safer Places: the Firewise Challenge. The funding is to be used for activities such as chipping of brush and removing …

    Read More

  • Polio-like disease showing up in children in Calif.

    STANFORD, Calif. — An extremely rare, polio-like disease has appeared in more than a dozen California children within the past year, and each of them suffered paralysis to one or more arms or legs, Stanford University researchers say. But public health officials haven’t identified any …

    Read More

  • Ramis, Zen master to a wild comedy storm, dies

    “Caddyshack.” “National Lampoon’s Animal House.” “Ghostbusters.” “Groundhog Day.” “Stripes.” Those titles are some of the most beloved and widely quoted comedy classics of the last 30 years. They’re also Harold Ramis’ filmography. Ramis, the writer-director-actor who quietly and often off-screen created an unparalleled and hugely …

    Read More

  • Choirs set performance

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge junior and senior high choirs will hold a concert at 7 tonight in the high school cafeteria. The concert will feature Renaissance through American Folk tunes. The concert is free and open to the public.

    Read More

  • Spark ignites grass fire at Mtn. Home golf course

    MOUNTAIN HOME (AP) — A spark from construction work is blamed for a grass fire that burned two acres surrounding two holes at Big Creek Golf and Country Club in Mountain Home. The the fire began just after 10 a.m. Monday and was extinguished within …

    Read More

  • UA releases semester honor rolls

    FAYETTEVILLE — The following area undergraduate students at the University of Arkansas earned a 4.0 grade point average during the fall 2013 semester and were named to the Chancellor’s list. They include: Batesville — Stuart Allgood, Emily Barber, Lauren Cambias, Andrew Cox, David Cox, Helen …

    Read More