Family & Friends Briefs

October 29, 2008 Benefit set for May Simpson MOUNT PLEASANT - Mount Pleasant Southern Baptist Church will have a benefit chili supper, pie and quilt auction and gospel singing at 6 p.m. Saturday.


October 29, 2008 Zachary Nolan Curtis

Area Brief

October 29, 2008 Election commission to meet The Independence County Election Commission will meet at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the basement of the county courthouse in Batesville.

Lab releases report

October 29, 2008 The Arkansas State Crime Laboratory has ruled that a couple found dead in their Pleasant Plains home was indeed a murder-suicide.

Foster mother charged

October 29, 2008 A child who is less than a month old has been placed on life support and the foster mother is being charged. Rebekah Corter, 30, of 199 Cornerstone Road in Pleasant Plains has been arrested.

Dive team plunges into rebuilding

October 29, 2008 THIDA - It was more than a year ago that thieves had loaded up some power line cable into a stolen truck and drove out the front gate of the Newark power plant.

News of other days

October 28, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 8, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO