Adoption, foster ban approved for ballot

August 26, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - A proposal to ban unmarried couples living together from fostering or adopting children was approved Monday to appear on this fall's ballot, and opponents said they're prepari

Lap-Band journey: A discovery of self

August 26, 2008 MELBOURNE - No matter how many diet foods, supplements, plans or surgical procedures are on the market that may succeed in getting rid of fat, there is one thing that Judy Walker believes nothing or

Driver rams police car, flees

August 26, 2008 MELBOURNE - An Izard County deputy attempted to make a traffic stop on a suspicious vehicle in Guion the rainy night of Aug.

News of other days

August 25, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 5, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Births

August 25, 2008 Sarah Louise Huffmaster

Fatal crash reported

August 25, 2008 BROCKWELL - A Missouri woman was killed and a man injured following a two-vehicle crash on an Izard County highway around 5 p.m. Friday.

Area Briefs

August 25, 2008 Small quake recorded at Hardy HARDY (AP) - The U.S. Geological Survey reported a small earthquake near Hardy in northeast Arkansas.

Emerson Drive to perform at Ozarka

August 25, 2008 Melbourne - Country music band Emerson Drive will perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at Ozarka College's John E. Miller Auditorium in Melbourne.

Earthquake program scheduled

August 25, 2008 CHEROKEE VILLAGE - Dr. Hanan Mahdi will present "Earthquakes: The New Madrid Seismic Zone" at the Spring River Gem & Mineral Club meeting from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept.