News of other days

October 6, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 17, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Ex-firefighter keeps in touch with girl

October 6, 2008 FAYETTEVILLE (AP) - Angelica Schmitt, 13, got to tour the White House last week. She also explored the Smithsonian Institution and walked around the Lincoln Memorial.

Cop hit head-on during attempted traffic stop

October 6, 2008 A man convicted of numerous alcohol- and drug-related driving charges is responsible for hitting an Independence County deputy in a head-on crash Saturday night, according to Arkansas State Police Tro

Family & Friends briefs

October 6, 2008 Area girls awarded Two area girls have received pageant awards, according to a news release.

Births

October 6, 2008 Shania Nicole Farris

Area Briefs

October 6, 2008 Fla. man arrested in Arkansas for Internet stalking of child

Vital Link leads aid to Louisiana

October 6, 2008 Vital Link Emergency Medical Service was activated recently and performed leadership roles in the Arkansas emergency management interstate assistance provided to Louisiana, according to Myra Looney Wo