Police dog averts potential tragedy

June 17, 2008 ASH FLAT - Having a trained police dog has already paid off in a big way for the Sharp County Sheriff's Department by quickly locating a missing person who was in trouble, Sheriff Dale Weaver said

Tourism still growing in region

June 17, 2008 Despite rising gas prices, current tourism tax figures in Arkansas show that the eight-county Ozark Gateway Region has seen a 31.2 percent growth from January to March of 2008 compared to the 2007 sea

Get away closer to home

June 17, 2008 HARDY - Watch the sun set from a wrought iron balcony. Hear the rush of the river as a pair of French door sheer curtains blow lightly in the breeze.

Sports Briefs

June 16, 2008 Tennis HALLE, Germany (AP) - Roger Federer just wanted to survive a couple of rounds at the Gerry Weber Open after his painful French Open loss to Rafael Nadal.

News of other days

June 16, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 27, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Security company scams reported

June 16, 2008 LITTLE ROCK - Recently, sales people have been canvassing Arkansas neighborhoods selling home security systems at purportedly discounted rates in exchange for placing the company's sign on the hom

District court to use new case management system

June 16, 2008 On June 23, the Independence County District Court will become the fifth Arkansas court to use the Affiliated Computer Services (ACS) Contexte case management system to process traffic and criminal ca

Suspect named in forgery case

June 16, 2008 A suspect has been listed in the reported forgery of 15 checks on the Shirley Weems and John Perry checking account at Farmer's and Merchant's Bank, according to a police report.