Area Briefs

October 7, 2008 Cave City Fall Festival set CAVE CITY - Cave City elementary and middle schools will host their annual Fall Festival beginning at 4 p.m. Friday, elementary Principal Vicki Musick said.

Gas research equipment damaged, stolen

October 7, 2008 Remote electronic equipment used in the search for gas and oil deposits has been reported stolen or damaged in the Floral area recently, according to a Texas research company.

Groups hope to re-establish Ozark chinquapins

October 7, 2008 Chinquapin nuts - what few there are of them - are falling, and two groups that are trying to re-establish chinquapin trees in northern Arkansas and southern Missouri would like to have some of th

Baseball Briefs

October 6, 2008 BOSTON (AP) _ Francisco Rodriguez's biggest save of a record-breaking season came in a tie game.

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