Substitute teacher faces child porn charge

February 5, 2016 BOONEVILLE (AP) — A Booneville woman faces a felony charge of computer child pornography after being accused of exchanging nude photos with a minor …

Independence County Master Gardeners to meet

February 5, 2016 The Independence County Master Gardeners will hold their monthly education and business meeting at 10 a.m. on Feb. 11 at the Independence County Extension …

Museum to host short story contest

February 5, 2016 Jo McDougall PIGGOTT — The Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center will sponsor its third annual short story writing …

Arkansas country singers featured

February 5, 2016 Victoria Micklish Pasmore A recently-released book for young readers, “Stars of the Rock ’n’ Roll Highway” by Victoria …

State launches brand to lure businesses

February 5, 2016 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — To lure new businesses to the state, Arkansas is borrowing an idea usually found in corporate boardrooms. It’s rebranding itself.

Search for suspects ends in shootout

February 5, 2016 MILTON, Fla. (AP) — The search for a Missouri couple suspected in a series of robberies and abductions across the South ended in a …

News of Other Days

February 5, 2016 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 20, 2002.