Dog attacks reported; woman, child injured

September 12, 2008 Although Independence County has a vicious dog (animal) ordinance to protect its citizens, a Southside woman and a Sulphur Rock boy were reportedly injured in two separate instances of dog bites Wedne

Ken James to speak

September 12, 2008 Arkansas' commissioner of education is scheduled to speak at Lyon College this month.

Second phase of system axed

September 12, 2008 SOUTHSIDE - The Southside Public Water Authority board unanimously supports a quarter-cent sales tax proposal for local economic development.

Defense to appeal

September 12, 2008 WEST MEMPHIS (AP) - A defense lawyer for one of three men convicted in the 1993 slayings of three West Memphis boys said Thursday a notice of appeal would be filed within days of a judge's ruling

Man jailed on incest

September 12, 2008 A 20-year-old Southside man is in the Independence County jail on charges of incest after he was reportedly caught having sex with a 50-year-old relative.

Shooting case filed

September 12, 2008 SEARCY - Without revealing a motive, Prosecuting Attorney Chris Raff of Searcy filed capital murder and attempted capital murder charges against a former Bald Knob police officer Thursday, White Cou

Baseball Briefs

September 11, 2008 ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - The Los Angeles Angels own the best record in baseball and their fourth American League West title in five years.

News of other days

September 11, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 22, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Judge: No new trial for West Memphis killings

September 11, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - A circuit court judge Wednesday rejected claims that new DNA evidence proves the innocence of three men convicted of killing three boys 15 years ago, and denied their requests for