Local schools in running for grant

June 29, 2015 ST. LOUIS — Two school districts in the Independence County area have been announced as finalists in this year’s America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education …

Road now open

June 29, 2015 STRAWBERRY — Milligan Campground Road, approximately one-half mile off Highway 230 near Strawberry, is now open following bridge repairs, Dan Melbourne, Sharp County …

ADEQ to hold hearing on mining permit

June 29, 2015 MELBOURNE — The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality will hold a public hearing on a permit for Spring Creek Materials Inc. to mine …

News of Other Days

June 29, 2015 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 23, 2003.

Scholarship created for late professor

June 29, 2015 JONESBORO (AP) — The family, friends and colleagues of a former Arkansas State University journalism instructor have endowed a memorial scholarship in her honor …

Child abuse study to be conducted

June 29, 2015 LITTLE ROCK — A team of researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is recruiting girls ages 11 to 17 for a …

Nominations sought for FSA committee

June 29, 2015 The nomination period for the local Farm Service Agency county committees began June 15, according to Independence County U.S. Department of Agriculture FSA executive …