Court upholds conviction in slayings

September 18, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The Arkansas Supreme Court today upheld the capital murder convictions of a Florida man on death row for the 1986 New Year's Eve slayings of an Ash Flat couple.

Wet-dry set for Monday

September 18, 2008 ASH FLAT - No one explained to Sharp County/circuit Clerk Alisa Black why a hearing on a wet-dry ballot issue was on for Monday, then off, and now is on again.

Girls donate to animal shelter

September 18, 2008 To say that Mallory McClure and Lynnley Dodd have a soft spot for dogs might be an understatement, according to their parents, Chad and Lorrie McClure and Lynn and Christy Dodd, respectively.

Manslaughter charge filed

September 18, 2008 A fight that ended in the death of a Charlotte man has resulted in felony charges being filed against his roommate, according to a circuit court affidavit.

Gould case still active

September 18, 2008 MELBOURNE - Charley Melton had only been on the police force for a year and a half when he walked onto the scene of his first homicide.

Sports Briefs

September 17, 2008 Pro football SEATTLE (AP) - The Seattle Seahawks took two steps to bolster their injured-depleted wide receivers by trading for Keary Colbert and reacquiring Koren Robinson.

New of other days

September 17, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 28, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Batesville woman earns CDA credentials

September 17, 2008 Freida Turney of Batesville has been awarded a Child Development Associate credential in recognition of outstanding work with young children.

Parent/teacher conferences set

September 17, 2008 Southside - Southside Middle School and Southside High School will be hosting parent/teacher conferences on Monday from 3:30-7:30 p.m.