Area Briefs

October 13, 2008 Cord-Charlotte to host fall festival CHARLOTTE - Cord-Charlotte Elementary School will host its annual fall festival on Friday. The event is open to the public.

City hall sign destroyed in crash

October 13, 2008 The driver of an Independence County truck involved in a crash Friday morning was later treated and released at White River Medical Center with no serious injuries.

Inmate dons used clothing

October 13, 2008 Maybe it's not such a good idea to have unsupervised inmates sort clothes, as the Independence County Recycling Center found out Friday when a community service worker walked away from the facility.

Ladies night set for Tues.

October 13, 2008 Now in its 16th year, Ladies Night Out is set for Tuesday. White River Medical Center and Citizens Bank are sponsoring the annual event to provide health information and screenings.

Survivor recalls atomic blast

October 13, 2008 Sachiko Masuoka has never forgotten those images. She has never forgotten the pain and she has never forgotten her loss.

Sports Briefs

October 10, 2008 Golf SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Australia's Nathan Green shot an 8-under-par 62 on Thursday to take a 2-stroke lead over Olin Browne and Paul Claxton in the Texas Open.

News of other days

October 10, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 23, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Road to Yellowstone: An Arkansas traveler’s journal

October 10, 2008 A sudden intake of breath and my wife's whispered words "Oh my God!" nearly put us in the ditch as I whirled my head to see what was about to happen on her side of the car on a steep Wyoming mou

3-point rule explained

October 10, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - In Arkansas, deer hunting has its own version of the three-point rule, according to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.