Cleanup begins locally

September 15, 2008 Winds gusting to an estimated 60-plus miles per hour downed trees, damaging two homes and destroying a pickup, as the former hurricane Ike roared through Independence County late Saturday and early Su

News of other days

September 12, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 25, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Arkansas tourism promoted at expo

September 12, 2008 Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism and the Ozark Gateway Tourist Council were represented at the AARP Life@50 National Event and Expo held in Washington, D.C.

Batesville volunteer wins Heart Award

September 12, 2008 FAYETTEVILLE - Wanette Baker, long-time volunteer with the Arkansas Alumni Association, was honored with the 2008 Heart Award during the Volunteer Leadership Summit hosted by the Arkansas Alumni Ass

Collector to be in Cave City

September 12, 2008 ASH FLAT - Sharp County Tax Collector Charlotte Ratliff will be in two cities next week to allow residents to pay taxes without having to go to her office in Ash Flat.

Farm items stolen

September 12, 2008 Thieves managed to make off with several pieces of farm/ranch equipment and two buildings that were kept behind locked gates near Lock and Dam 2 in Bethesda.


September 12, 2008 Thomas Adrian Cone

Family & Friends Briefs

September 12, 2008 Trip to France planned NEWPORT - Arkansas State University-Newport's Travel/Study program will take participants on a journey to France in 2009.