Area Briefs

November 13, 2008 Guard collecting food, other items for John 3:16, Luke 4:18 It's a time for giving and receiving at the Batesville Daily Guard.

Museum chosen for project

November 13, 2008 Mid-America Arts Alliance has selected Old Independence Regional Museum of Batesville as one of 20 museums in a six-state area to participate in the Hands-On Experiential Learning Project (HELP).

Tips lead to meth labs

November 13, 2008 A joint effort by local law enforcement agencies led to the arrest of a Sulphur Rock man Friday for being in possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to manufacture methamphetamine.

Beebe proposes 1-cent cut in grocery tax

November 13, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Gov. Mike Beebe is calling for a 1-cent cut in the state's sales tax on groceries next year as part of his balanced budget proposal.

Cave board expels four

November 13, 2008 CAVE CITY - Four students were expelled from Cave City School on Tuesday - three for their involvement with prescription drugs and one for sticking another student in the leg with a small knife, S

Baseball Briefs

November 12, 2008 SAN DIEGO (AP) - Trevor Hoffman's record-setting run as San Diego Padres closer is almost certainly over after the team withdrew its contract offer for 2009.

News of other days

November 12, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 24, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Pesticide training class set

November 12, 2008 ASH FLAT - A Sharp County pesticide applicator training class will be held at 6 p.m. Nov. 18 at the Ozarka College campus in Ash Flat.

Cedar Ridge show team wraps up busy season

November 12, 2008 NEWARK - The Cedar Ridge Livestock Show Team had a busy and successful season, with team members placing high in several categories, including at major shows such as the Mid-South Fair and the Arkan