AARP helps file for checks

August 11, 2008 More than 1,000 individuals in Independence County are still due an economic stimulus check and for the next several weeks they can get the help they need in filing the necessary forms.

Ozarka VP goes to UACCB

August 11, 2008 Gayle Cooper has been selected as the new vice chancellor for finance and administration at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville.

News of other days

August 8, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 21, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Agency seeks wildlife officer applicants

August 8, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Looking for a career change or the opportunity to work in specialized fields of enforcement? The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission could be just the place for you.

Gassville gets new siren

August 8, 2008 GASSVILLE (AP) - The city of Gassville finally has replaced its sole tornado siren, six months after its old one was destroyed in a tornado outbreak that killed 14 across the state.

Work to start on rice hulls-to-fuel plant

August 8, 2008 STUTTGART (AP) - Work is to begin later this month on an $80 million plant that is to convert rice products to ethanol. The plant is to employ about 200 people.