Izard Co. Elementary is ‘Picturing America’

October 16, 2008 VIOLET HILL - Izard County Elementary Library is one of over 26,000 school and public libraries across the nation to receive the Picturing America program from the National Endowment for the Humanit

Area Briefs

October 16, 2008 Democrats to have rally The Independence and Sharp County Democratic committees will host a Democratic Rally at 4 p.m. Sunday at Josie's at the Lockhouse in Batesville.

Cave City teachers get $500 grants

October 16, 2008 CAVE CITY - Two teachers at Cave City were recently awarded $500 grants from the Sharp County Community Foundation, Superintendent Steven Green told the school board during a regular meeting Tuesday

Women crowd hall for Ladies Night Out

October 16, 2008 More than 500 women lined the walls of Independence Hall as they walked from booth to booth collecting health information during Ladies Night Out Tuesday.

Supper to fund holiday lights

October 16, 2008 For Independence County area families who may be planning on taking a holiday sleigh ride this season, the city of Batesville will leave the lights on for you.

Beebe: Funds may be difficult

October 16, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Giving schools $112 million for fuel costs and teacher insurance costs will be difficult, given the uncertainty of the economy, Gov. Mike Beebe said Wednesday.

News of other days

October 15, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 26, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO