Car explodes; gas can blamed

September 24, 2008 Vapors from a gas can are blamed for the explosion and fire that destroyed a car and burned the driver at the Batesville Pizza Hut Tuesday afternoon.

Ark. lottery group offsets suit’s claims

September 23, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Supporters of a proposed Arkansas lottery told the state's highest court on Monday that a lawsuit's argument that it would allow casino gambling is a "classic red herring.

State: Kids at Alamo were in danger

September 23, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - A state official said Monday that the six girls removed from the Tony Alamo Christian Ministries complex in southwestern Arkansas were taken into custody because they were in imme

News of other days

September 23, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 4, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

First Duggar child to wed

September 23, 2008 TONTITOWN (AP) - A second-generation Duggar family begins Friday with the marriage of the oldest of the 17 children of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar.

Google phone debuts Oct. 22

September 23, 2008 NEW YORK (AP) - The first cell phone running Google Inc.'s mobile software looks something like Apple Inc.'s iPhone and has a large touch screen, but it also packs a trackball, a slide-out keybo

Counselor to be honored

September 23, 2008 EVENING SHADE - Julie Royal Stroud has been notified that she is the Arkansas Counseling Association School Counselor of the Year. She is a member of the Central Region.

Wholesale store under new management

September 23, 2008 For those with a home remodeling project in their near future, M & J Wholesale carries an extensive line of both decorative and utility lighting to fit just about any need, according to manager Keith

Apex launches AT&T ‘Superstore’

September 23, 2008 The newest and largest AT&T authorized retail store in Arkansas is now open Batesville, according to Tim McNatt, president/chief executive officer of Apex Communications headquartered in Wynne.