Tyson closing plants

November 20, 2015 JEFFERSON, Wis. (AP) — Tyson Foods says it’s closing plants in Chicago and Jefferson, Wisconsin, in a move that will affect 880 workers.

Bomber sues jail

November 20, 2015 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A former doctor convicted in a 2009 bombing that severely injured the Arkansas medical board’s chairman is suing the Pulaski …

Brother charged in shooting

November 20, 2015 VAN BUREN (AP) — A man has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the slaying of his brother in Van Buren.

District boards to meet

November 20, 2015 The quarterly meetings of the White River Planning and Development District Board, the White River Regional Solid Waste Management District board, the Chief Elected …

Jobless rate continues down slide

November 20, 2015 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas’ unemployment rate was 5.1 percent in October, down one-tenth of a percentage point since September. The Arkansas Department …

News of Other Days

November 20, 2015 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 16, 1997.

Author to hold book signing

November 20, 2015 Angie Sneathern will have a book signing from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Bread of Life Bookstore and Nutrition Center, located at …

Vendors sought for event

November 20, 2015 EVENING SHADE — Vendor booths are now being rented for the city of Evening Shade Christmas Extravaganza and Craft Sale, to be held from …