Area Briefs

October 23, 2008 Ozarka to host fall festival

Would-be thieves held at gunpoint

October 23, 2008 A homeowner along the Lawrence/Sharp county line, who came home to find three people, two men and a woman trying to load his truck onto a trailer Tuesday, held them at gunpoint until he could call po

Chi Alpha makes renovations

October 23, 2008 A 117-year-old downtown Batesville building is joining the 21st century with renovations.

Made from scratch

October 23, 2008 MELBOURNE - Every week, the mouth-watering smell of homemade yeast rolls drifts down the halls of Melbourne High School.

News of other days

October 22, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 2, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Fall Festival to be held at Southside

October 22, 2008 SOUTHSIDE - The Southside Elementary staff is having its traditional Fall Festival from 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday at the Southside Elementary School.

Show team does well at Mid-South Fair

October 22, 2008 CAVE CITY - Members of the Cave City FFA Show Team did well in the recent Mid-South Fair at Memphis, according to a news release.

Proper winter feeding can lower costs

October 22, 2008 Feed costs make up approximately 80 percent of the total annual variable costs of producing a weaned calf. Winter feed makes up about half of the total feed cost.