Cave City teachers get $500 grants

October 16, 2008 CAVE CITY - Two teachers at Cave City were recently awarded $500 grants from the Sharp County Community Foundation, Superintendent Steven Green told the school board during a regular meeting Tuesday

Women crowd hall for Ladies Night Out

October 16, 2008 More than 500 women lined the walls of Independence Hall as they walked from booth to booth collecting health information during Ladies Night Out Tuesday.

Supper to fund holiday lights

October 16, 2008 For Independence County area families who may be planning on taking a holiday sleigh ride this season, the city of Batesville will leave the lights on for you.

Beebe: Funds may be difficult

October 16, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Giving schools $112 million for fuel costs and teacher insurance costs will be difficult, given the uncertainty of the economy, Gov. Mike Beebe said Wednesday.

News of other days

October 15, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 26, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Inmate charged for having phone in cell

October 15, 2008 The possession of a cell phone in his jail cell has led to charges against an Independence County inmate, according to a court affidavit filed in the circuit court clerk's office.

Church to host historical program

October 15, 2008 MELBOURNE - Corinth Church will host the fall program of the Izard County Historical and Genealogical Society at 2 p.m. Sunday.