Area Briefs

November 18, 2008 Angel Tree has 1,100 names The United Way of Independence County has some 1,100 names for the 2008 Angel Tree, said Colin Patterson, United Way board member.

More on Ace Collins

November 18, 2008 Ace Collins' first release of 2008 is "Stories Behind Women of Extraordinary Faith." This work will be followed by a companion book in 2009, "Stories Behind Heroes of Faith." The "Stories

JPs approve pay increase

November 18, 2008 ASH FLAT - Sharp County employees are getting a pay raise in the 2009 budget approved by the quorum court Monday.

Author sets scene in area counties

November 18, 2008 In "Farraday Road," readers will travel throughout Fulton County, the backroads of Izard and Stone and along the Spring River from Hardy to Mammoth Spring in search of answers as to why a local la

Soldiers may need additional services

November 18, 2008 Thousands of soldiers are coming home to Arkansas in the next two months, so various members of the community were invited to a "lunch and learn" meeting Wednesday to come up with ideas about what

News of other days

November 17, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 29, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Marmaduke man loves work in outdoors

November 17, 2008 MARMADUKE (AP) - When the alligator got under their bed and started making racket, Chuck Long said it was probably time for the animal to go. His wife, Lorie, agreed.

Citigroup to cut another 53,000 jobs

November 17, 2008 NEW YORK (AP) - Citigroup Inc. is cutting about 53,000 more jobs in the coming quarters as the banking giant struggles to steady itself after suffering massive losses from deteriorating debt.