Area Briefs

September 17, 2008 Strawberry Fest set for Saturday STRAWBERRY - Music, crafts, games, food and fun - that's the agenda.

Erosion prompts grant application

September 17, 2008 The ground underneath Eagle Mountain Assisted Living Center is eroding away, and the city is applying for a grant to help pay for repairs.

Thomas defeats Lovell

September 17, 2008 Incumbent C.T. Thomas defeated Mechelle Lovell for the Cedar Ridge Position 2 seat Tuesday.

Benefit planned for Jayden Jones

September 17, 2008 PLEASANT PLAINS - Six-year-old Jayden Jones had his eyes set on girls - older ones - at an early age and before he was 6 he had already given one a ring.

Wet-dry trial postponed

September 17, 2008 ASH FLAT - A circuit court trial set for Monday to determine whether Sharp County voters get to decide a wet-dry issue in the general election has been postponed, Alisa Black, county and circuit cle

News of other days

September 16, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 27, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO