Preschool ‘bursting at seams’

June 19, 2007 Parents of Batesville School District preschoolers who feel their child is too young to begin kindergarten may soon have another option.

Election Planned

June 19, 2007 PLEASANT PLAINS — The Midland School District is preparing to make history.

Man arrested for allegedly choking girlfriend

June 18, 2007 A domestic disturbance call to a Davis Lane mobile home park Thursday afternoon ended with a resident going to jail on domestic abuse charges, according to Deputy Colby Markum with the Independence Co

Building accepted

June 18, 2007 CONCORD — The Concord City Council voted June 11 to accept the donation of a building from the Concord United Methodist Church, Recorder-treasurer Jayne Pettit said.

New state troopers assigned to area

June 18, 2007 LITTLE ROCK — Thirty-two Arkansas State Police Academy Recruits graduated Friday night in ceremonies at the Arkansas State Capitol.

More added to suit

June 15, 2007 A lawsuit that began with Independence County three months ago has expanded to 16 other counties as officials in Arkansas take on manufacturers and distributors of medicines containing ephedrine.

News of Other Days

June 15, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 27, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Ticks can transmit serious diseases

June 15, 2007 Summertime is tick time, and whether you are working in a flower garden or hiking a mountain trail, you need to take precautions against tick bites.

Men’s health issues brought to light

June 15, 2007 Where their health is concerned, men tend to not take care of themselves. They don’t talk about their health problems and are often taught they must be strong and in control.