Former reporter honored

March 31, 2008 MEMPHIS - Rachel Stinson, Batesville resident and Rhodes College senior, has won second prize for her short story, "Beauty Queen," which was submitted to the fiction writing competition of the S

39th lands in Kuwait

March 31, 2008 KUWAIT - The march to Iraq for the 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team is one step closer as they've reached their staging area at a military outpost here in the desert.

Weight-loss battle continues

March 31, 2008 Judy Walker has spent a lot of time the past couple of months thinking about the changes in her life.

News of Other Days

March 28, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on April 10, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Attempted rape charge filed in Sharp Co.

March 28, 2008 ASH FLAT - A 43-year-old Hardy man was charged with attempted rape Tuesday after he left the scene of the alleged attempt without his wallet, which had fallen out of his pants, according to the affi

Man arrested after stabbing

March 28, 2008 ASH FLAT - A rural Mammoth Spring resident who allegedly stabbed a Hardy man Monday has been charged with aggravated assault, three counts of first-degree battery and being a felon in possession of

School gets passing grade from students

March 28, 2008 MELBOURNE - "I like it!" Those words were echoed by students from Melbourne and Mount Pleasant Wednesday morning as they poured into the new campus.

Flood rips out levee

March 28, 2008 SOUTHSIDE - Its water treatment plant, intake line and pump station all worked perfectly throughout last week's flooding, but Southside Public Water Authority officials were in for a rude awakenin

Body ID’d

March 28, 2008 Using technology made popular in crime scene investigation television shows, the Arkansas State Crime Lab has been able to identify the body of a man found near Egner Cemetery Monday afternoon.