• Pfeiffer group gives jelly-making demo

    PFEIFFER — The Pfeiffer Extension Homemakers Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the club house near Pfeiffer. Lou Rooks will give a demonstration on how to make jelly. Samples will be given. The event is open to the public.

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  • Imperial Dinner Theatre to present ‘Haint’

    POCAHONTAS — The Imperial Dinner Theatre will present the play “Haint” by Justin Asher Friday through Nov. 16. Reclusive Mercy Seer (played by Andee Evers) lives alone and set apart in a cabin in the Ozark Mountains with a void in her soul where her …

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  • News of Other Days

    Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on May 30, 1995.

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  • Griffin wins lt. gov. race

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin has been elected Arkansas’ new lieutenant governor. Griffin defeated Democrat John Burkhalter and Libertarian Chris Olson in Tuesday’s contest. The two-term congressman succeeds former Lt. Gov. Mark Darr, who resigned earlier this year amid an ethics …

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  • Congressman gets 3rd term

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Womack has been elected to his third term representing northwest Arkansas in the U.S. House. Womack faced no Democratic opposition in Tuesday’s election. He defeated Libertarian Grant Brand, who did not raise any money in his campaign. …

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  • Martin beats Inman for Secretary of State

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas’ incumbent secretary of state has been elected to another four-year term. Mark Martin defeated longtime Pulaski County election official Susan Inman in balloting Tuesday. Martin had been elected during a Republican surge four years ago, after serving in the Legislature. …

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  • Milligan takes treasurer race

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Republican Dennis Milligan has been elected as Arkansas’ new state treasurer. Milligan now serves as Saline County circuit clerk and is a former chairman of the Arkansas Republican Party. He defeated Democrat Karen Sealy Garcia and Libertarian Chris Hayes in Tuesday’s …

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  • Thurston re-elected

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Republican Land Commissioner John Thurston has been re-elected to a second term in office. Thurston defeated Democrat Mark Robertson and Libertarian Elvis D. Presley in Tuesday’s contest. Thurston became the first Republican to serve as Arkansas’ land commissioner when he was …

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  • Lea wins auditor race

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Republican state Rep. Andrea Lea has been elected Arkansas’ new state auditor. Lea defeated Democrat Regina Stewart Hampton and Libertarian Brian Leach in Tuesday’s contest. She takes over for Democrat Charlie Daniels, who didn’t seek re-election. Lea has served in the …

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  • GOP garners US House seat

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Republican businessman French Hill has been elected to a U.S. House seat representing the Little Rock area and other parts of central Arkansas. Hill defeated Democrat Pat Hays and Libertarian Debbie Standiford in Tuesday’s contest. The 2nd Congressional District was vacated …

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  • Family blessed with twins donates blankets to hospital

    This is the first in a series of stories about thankfulness this month     Tiffany and Andy Jones were going through the scariest and most uncertain times of their lives they were wrapped in the love of friends and family. Now, they are giving …

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