Family & Friends Briefs

November 11, 2008 'Adoption blitz' to be Saturday JONESBORO - An adoption blitz will be from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Community of Christ Church, 919 E. Highland Drive, in Jonesboro.

4-H’ers compete in talks activity

November 11, 2008 The Independence County 4-H Method Demonstration and Illustrated Talk Activity was held Oct. 20 at the Southside Middle School.

Steer, John 3:16 Ministries pay tribute

November 11, 2008 CHARLOTTE - Caps with insignia patches, buttons, ribbons, walking canes and even prosthetics - stark reminders of service and sacrifice to our country - were in evidence Friday night as local mi

Wives, mothers not forgotten

November 11, 2008 CAVE CITY - Gary Farmer of Cave City has felt his heart pull him in the direction of wounded veterans. Now he has found a new purpose in helping their wives and mothers.

Veteran recalls WWII

November 11, 2008 Eighty-nine-year-old Dean Floyd can remember some dates just like they were yesterday.

News of other days

November 10, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 21, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Deaths reported

November 10, 2008 Two unrelated natural deaths were reported to Independence County sheriff's deputies this morning and Saturday night.

ASU sets ‘Heavy Metal’ concert

November 10, 2008 Jonesboro - The Arkansas State University Wind Ensemble will perform a free concert, "Heavy Metal," at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Riceland Hall, Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro.