Filing closes for upcoming school elections

August 7, 2007 Five more people have filed for positions on the soon-to-be-formed Midland School Board, bringing the number of candidates there to 15, according to the Independence County Clerk’s Office.

Poultry business pioneer named King

August 6, 2007 Paul K. Henry, a man known by many as a man who has spent many years of his life working for the benefit of the community, was named King White River 2007 Friday evening.

Bowers announces re-election bid

August 6, 2007 Independence County Sheriff Keith Bowers has announced his candidacy for re-election in the upcoming Democratic Primary Election in May.

Runaway truck injures local man

August 6, 2007 A Batesville businessman who sustained burns and broken bones after being pinned underneath his truck remains hospitalized in the intensive care unit at White River Medical Center.

Falling limb kills camper

August 6, 2007 HARDY — A 32-year-old Piggott woman died Saturday morning as the result of a freak accident involving a falling tree limb at Hardy Camper Park, Assistant Police Chief James Hutchison said.

Conway woman crowned

August 6, 2007 The  runner-up to Miss Arkansas 2007 will get another chance for the state title, after winning the Miss White River 2008 pageant. 

News of Other Days

August 6, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 16, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Sharp Co. sheriff gets appointment

August 3, 2007 LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe has made several recent appointments to Arkansas boards and commissions, according to a news release from the governor’s office.

News of Other Days

August 3, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 15, 1994.  73 YEARS AGO

Blanchard Springs sets programs

August 3, 2007 MOUNTAIN VIEW — Blanchard Springs Caverns offers summer interpretive activities at the Blanchard Springs Recreation Area, according to a news release.