Guard wins APA awards

July 14, 2008 NORTH LITTLE ROCK - The Batesville Daily Guard took home several awards in the Arkansas Press Association journalism contest, even sweeping one category.

News of other days

July 11, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 24, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

NCARED board meets in Mountain Home

July 11, 2008 MOUNTAIN HOME - The North Central Arkansas Regional Economic Development (NCARED) board met recently at El Chico's restaurant in Mountain Home.

Family & Friends Briefs

July 11, 2008 Benefit auction set for today MELBOURNE - A benefit auction for Mike "Red" Rush will be today beginning at 7 p.m. at the Izard County Fairground.

Sharp County Fair pageants deadline announced

July 11, 2008 ASH FLAT - The deadline for entering the Sharp County Fair pageants is July 22, according to Sue Billiot, organizer. Contestants will be judged on personality, appearance and beauty.