Who is … ‘Chubby’ Menard?

October 17, 2007 The Batesville Kiwanis annual Chubby Menard Pancake Day will be Thursday at First Methodist Church in Batesville.

Governor to speak

October 17, 2007 Gov. Mike Beebe will take the podium to help commemorate the history and traditions of Lyon College during its 135th Founder’s Day Convocation at 11 a.m. Saturday in Couch Garden.

Museum wins award

October 17, 2007 LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Museums Association recently announced awards for excellence at the annual meeting at the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History in Little Rock.

News of Other Days

October 17, 2007 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 27, 1994. 73 YEARS AGO

Wrong man quoted

October 17, 2007 OK, so no one’s ever going to confuse me with Edward R. Morrow, but it’s still aggravating when I mess up.

Road committee accepts proposal

October 16, 2007 The county road committee met Monday night to discuss the proposed budget for 2008. Independence County Judge Bill Hicks presented the budget to the committee.

Bill & Alice Nix Petting Zoo dedicated

October 16, 2007 JONESBORO — On the day Bill and Alice Nix of Ash Flat married in 1949, their worldly possessions consisted of $5 and a Guernsey cow.