Board to meet to discuss Hardin’s future

August 28, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The controversy surrounding a $300,000 bonus he received after urging a secret vote left University of Central Arkansas President Lu Hardin with a choice between his own future an

Concord edging away from distress

August 28, 2008 CONCORD - The Concord School District is still crunching numbers to see what its total savings will be compared to last term's expenditures, but Superintendent Mike Davidson is confident the distr

Wet, dry issue heads for ballot

August 28, 2008 Sharp County has been dry since 1946. The closest place to buy liquor in the northern part of the county is Thayer, Mo.

Appeals court upholds ruling

August 28, 2008 In October 2007 when Circuit Judge John Dan Kemp handed down a 10-year prison sentence for 24-year-old Nicholas Rayford, he appealed. Wednesday, the Arkansas Court of Appeals agreed with Kemp.

Teen had ‘bubbly’ personality

August 28, 2008 Every worm that went on the fishing pole was given a kiss and so was every frog that came within the grasp of 2-year-old Mariah Bunch.

News of other days

August 27, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 7, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Wildcat Station in Sulphur Rock under new ownership

August 27, 2008 SULPHUR ROCK - After five months serving the Sulphur Rock community, the new owners of the (Citgo) Wildcat Station, Scott and April Conger say they are pleased to be a part of the community.

State News Briefs

August 27, 2008 Wynne teen accused of setting kitten on fire WYNNE (AP) - Police arrested a 16-year-old Wynne boy on suspicion of animal cruelty after he reportedly confessed to setting a kitten on fire.

Disturbance reported at catering service

August 27, 2008 A 911 hang up call sent police to Fat Jaxx Barbecue & Catering service Tuesday where a woman said she had been physically thrown from the building onto the parking lot.

Blanchard offers photography tours

August 27, 2008 MOUNTAIN VIEW - Blanchard Springs Caverns will offer a special photo tour Sept. 6, Sept. 28 and Nov. 23. The price for the tour will be a special rate of $20 per adult. No other discounts apply.