Child injured

August 18, 2008 A bush hogging accident Saturday afternoon sent a 5-year-old boy to Arkansas Children's Hospital with extensive injuries, according to Pleasant Plains Marshal Matt Thomas.

Gwatney service planned for today

August 18, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Bill and Hillary Clinton planned to join hundreds of people at a Little Rock church today to mourn the death of Arkansas Democratic Party Chairman Bill Gwatney.

Football Briefs

August 15, 2008 ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Dallas Cowboys suspended cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones said he's sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell asking to be allowed to play this season.

News of other days

August 15, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 28, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Bassmasters set night event

August 15, 2008 The Batesville Bassmasters will fish from 7 p.m. Saturday to 2 a.m. Sunday on Greers Ferry Lake for the club's seventh tournament of the year, secretary Colin Patterson said.

Court upholds ban on machine guns

August 15, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - In upholding a Washington County man's weapons conviction for possessing a machine gun, a federal appeals panel ruled there's a difference between the state militia and one th

Sharp fair show has 54 entries

August 15, 2008 ASH FLAT - Wes Austin, Kathy Austin, Alex Whitten, Roger Stark and Chad Stark were big winners in the recent Sharp County Fair Horse Show, which had 54 entries, fair board secretary Nancy Orr said.