Family & Friends Briefs

June 24, 2008 Wilkerson competes for crown Batesville's Outstanding Teen Shea Wilkerson competed in the Miss Arkansas High held recently in Benton. She was third runner-up out of 36 high school girls.

Area Briefs

June 24, 2008 Police arrest Norfolk woman in toddler's kidnapping

Melbourne man faces Missouri sex charge

June 24, 2008 Other arrests include battery, identity fraud MELBOURNE ­ - A Melbourne man has been arrested on a Missouri felony warrant of sodomy, according to the Izard County Sheriff's Office.

West Fired

June 24, 2008 Jim West was fired as chief executive officer of Health Resources of Arkansas by a narrow vote Monday.

Progress continues on house

June 24, 2008 Somewhere in Spring Valley, a group of people have come together for a family they didn't know six months ago, toiling away to give them their dream: a home of their own.

Fort Smith lawyer faces new disbarment charges

June 23, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - A previously disciplined Fort Smith lawyer known for his anti-tax efforts will face a new set of allegations against him in a forthcoming disbarment trial.

News of other days

June 23, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 5, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Family & Friends Briefs

June 23, 2008 Reunions are taking place in the community. Moore-Bales The 24th annual Moore-Bales reunion will be Saturday at Oakmont Community Center, located south of Branson, Mo., on Highway 86 West.

Whiskers accomplish a lot

June 23, 2008 COLLEGE STATION, Texas - When it comes to cats, the experts agree: Leave those whiskers on Whiskers alone.