Student numbers could affect funds

August 29, 2006 FLORAL — While more than 40 students decided to leave Midland School District after last year’s high profile battle between the patrons and the Arkansas Department of Education, some may f

Employee voices concerns at meeting

August 29, 2006 A Batesville Water Utility employee has brought up a claim about “questionable management practices which have resulted in age discrimination toward me and favoritism toward others.”

Payne arrested by Stone County authorities

August 28, 2006 A man who slipped past police officers during a standoff Thursday morning was scheduled to appear in circuit court today following his arrest in Stone County over the weekend.

Wray to serve as 2007 guest faculty member

August 28, 2006 A Lyon College professor well known for her expertise in the work of Flannery O’Connor will be sharing her knowledge with 25 other college faculty members from across the U.S. in July 2007.

Authorities ID Hardy bank robber

August 28, 2006 ASH FLAT — Authorities in Sharp County have positively identified the man they believe robbed the First Community Bank of Hardy on Aug. 8. 

News of Other Days

August 28, 2006 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 7, 1993. 95 YEARS AGO

No money for Wal-Mart

August 28, 2006 How sad to read the Guard’s report on page five last Thursday, August 24, that Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Arkansas marine fossils to be discussed

August 28, 2006 CHEROKEE VILLAGE — “Upper Cretaceous Marine Vertebrates of Arkansas” is the program at the Spring River Gem & Mineral Club meeting from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept.

Roger Bennett Homecoming set

August 28, 2006 Roger Bennett and his Southern Gospel group, Legacy Five, will appear in concert in the Roger Bennett Homecoming at 7 p.m. Oct.