Child care location assistance offered

July 1, 2015 CHILDREN of Northcentral Arkansas is a nonprofit program that helps parents locate child care in northcentral Arkansas. Its services are free. For more …

Sharp Co. Fair registration available

July 1, 2015 ASH FLAT — Sharp County Fair registration is now available at the Sharp County Extension Office for arts, crafts, woodwork, canned foods, photos and …

Aviation scholarships available

July 1, 2015 MELBOURNE — After receiving a $50,000 donation from the late Gwenn A. Lea, Ozarka College has designated a portion of the gift for endowment …

Humane society to be closed

July 1, 2015 The Humane Society of Independence County will be closed Saturday and will not be holding a dog dip/vaccination clinic. The next  clinic …

Reunions announced

July 1, 2015 Mize family SAFFELL — The Mize reunion will be Saturday at Mount Harmony Free Will Baptist Church in Saffell. A potluck will …

News of Other Days

July 1, 2015 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 25, 2003.

Measure to cut salaries tabled

July 1, 2015 PINE BLUFF (AP) — Jefferson County leaders have tabled a proposal to cut employees’ salaries that would have helped make payroll next month.

Johnsons named farm family

June 30, 2015 OXFORD — Farming is a family affair for the Johnsons. And every day is a busy one for Jared and his wife Samantha …

FOI finds officer, inmate sexual activity at juvie

June 30, 2015 More problems are mounting for the White River Juvenile Detention Center after an inmate claimed sexual activity with an officer. The Guard requested the report under the Freedom of Information Act.