Fed to buy commercial paper from mutual funds

October 21, 2008 WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve announced today it will start buying commercial paper - a crucial short-term funding mechanism many companies rely on for day-to-day operations - from money

News of other days

October 21, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 1, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

State News Briefs

October 21, 2008 Beebe heads to NY to promote state's economy LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Gov. Mike Beebe is heading to New York to pitch Arkansas' economy and tourism market.

S & H earns Bronze Sales Award

October 21, 2008 SOUTHSIDE - S & H Industrial Services, Inc., located at 134 Camp Tahkodah Road, was recently honored a Bronze Sales Award by the North American division of TGW Logistic Group.

Qualls completes Farmers course

October 21, 2008 Brandon Qualls of Batesville, an agent for Farmers Insurance Group, has completed the career agents course at the University of Farmers.

Governor’s Quality Award Program honors WRMC

October 21, 2008 LITTLE ROCK - Eleven organizations were recognized by the Governor's Quality Award Program for Performance Excellence during the 14th Annual Awards Celebration Wednesday evening, October 15 in Wal

Orr Nissan recognized

October 21, 2008 SEARCY - Hard work, a great staff and a superior product are credited with Orr Nissan of Searcy recently being designated as the Regional Service Center for Nissan, according to a news release.

ASU to present tuba ensemble

October 21, 2008 Jonesboro - The Department of Music at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro will present the ASU Tuba and Euphonium Ensemble in concert at 7:30 Oct.