Flowers honored

November 7, 2008 LITTLE ROCK - Dan Flowers, director of the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, has been named the recipient of the 2008 George S.

Suit filed over levee

November 7, 2008 Fences may make for good neighbors, but one levee does not. Thursday, a Batesville businessman filed suit against two others claiming they are deliberately targeting his business venture.

News of Other Days

November 6, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 17, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Agency helps with Angel Tree

November 6, 2008 The United Way of Independence County has teamed up with the Department of Human Services to offer the 2008 Angel Tree project, said Colin Patterson, United Way board member.

Jail riot reported

November 6, 2008 A riot at the Independence County jail earlier this week caused some property damage but no injuries, according to Lt. Brenda Bittle.

Voters clobber ambulance hike proposal

November 5, 2008 ASH FLAT - Voters in south Sharp County overwhelmingly rejected a proposal on Tuesday's ballot to increase their annual assessment fee for ambulance service.

Sheriff remains

November 5, 2008 MELBOURNE - Tate Lawrence remains sheriff and Rayburn Finley is still county judge after 5,004 ballots were cast Tuesday in the general election, almost 64 percent of those registered to vote.