Nursery offers nightscaping

June 17, 2008 With its variety of trees, shrubberies, ornamental grasses, perennial and annual flowers, Plantlife's Midtown Nursery at 1753 Harrison St. in Batesville may be a gardener's dream.

Officers use boat, vehicles to nab suspect

June 17, 2008 ASH FLAT - Officers used a boat and several vehicles to close in on a drug manufacturing suspect who left a Spring River island by canoe in an attempt to reach his truck before he realized officers

Area Briefs

June 17, 2008 Jacksonport offers free programs Jacksonport - Jacksonport State Park will host its weekly program, Jacksonport Discovery Hour, from 10 to 11 a.m. every Thursday.

Police dog averts potential tragedy

June 17, 2008 ASH FLAT - Having a trained police dog has already paid off in a big way for the Sharp County Sheriff's Department by quickly locating a missing person who was in trouble, Sheriff Dale Weaver said

Tourism still growing in region

June 17, 2008 Despite rising gas prices, current tourism tax figures in Arkansas show that the eight-county Ozark Gateway Region has seen a 31.2 percent growth from January to March of 2008 compared to the 2007 sea

Get away closer to home

June 17, 2008 HARDY - Watch the sun set from a wrought iron balcony. Hear the rush of the river as a pair of French door sheer curtains blow lightly in the breeze.

Sports Briefs

June 16, 2008 Tennis HALLE, Germany (AP) - Roger Federer just wanted to survive a couple of rounds at the Gerry Weber Open after his painful French Open loss to Rafael Nadal.

News of other days

June 16, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 27, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO