Friends & Family Briefs

June 20, 2008 Festival to benefit memorial Diamond Rio and Collin Raye will be headlining the Hook and Ladder Country Music Festival Saturday, a fundraiser for the Arkansas Fallen Firefighters Memorial.

Desha High School holds reunion

June 20, 2008 The Desha High School class of 1958 held its 50th reunion June 6 at the home of Harlon and Shirley Martin. A potluck meal was served, and memories and photographed were shared.

State park offers activities

June 20, 2008 JACKSONPORT - Jacksonport State Park will host some upcoming activities. Some are free, while others may charge a fee.

Area Briefs

June 20, 2008 Hewlett-Packard site announced for Conway

Board talks about budget, students

June 20, 2008 The rising cost of fuel affects expenses everywhere else, and the Batesville School District is no exception. The board met Monday night to approve the proposed budget of expenditures.

Tip solves Bible heist

June 20, 2008 An anonymous phone call to police has led to the arrest of a Batesville woman who allegedly stole a Bible from a local bookstore June 12, according to Independence County Sheriff's Investigator Bren

CEO comes under fire

June 20, 2008 The chief executive officer of Health Resources of Arkansas is coming under fire by members of the agency's board of directors who question some decisions.

News of other days

June 19, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 30, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Man held for immigration officials

June 19, 2008 A 22-year-old Quail Valley Man was arrested early Monday morning following a police traffic stop for allegedly driving in the wrong lane of traffic.