Beebe: Funds may be difficult

October 16, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Giving schools $112 million for fuel costs and teacher insurance costs will be difficult, given the uncertainty of the economy, Gov. Mike Beebe said Wednesday.

News of other days

October 15, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 26, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Inmate charged for having phone in cell

October 15, 2008 The possession of a cell phone in his jail cell has led to charges against an Independence County inmate, according to a court affidavit filed in the circuit court clerk's office.

Church to host historical program

October 15, 2008 MELBOURNE - Corinth Church will host the fall program of the Izard County Historical and Genealogical Society at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Drasco man arrested for stabbing

October 15, 2008 SEARCY - A Drasco man was arrested Sunday in White County for stabbing his ex-wife's husband, said Sgt. Greg Coney of the White County Sheriff's Department.

UACCB hires Bratcher as financial aid officer

October 15, 2008 Sharon Bratcher has been named the new financial aid officer at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. This provisional position is funded by the college's Perkins funds.

Families say they have no closure

October 15, 2008 MIAMI (AP) - Kirby Archer sat stone-faced Tuesday while listening to the families of the four people he killed aboard a fishing boat describe how the slayings ruined their lives.