News of other days

September 15, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 26, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

One dead; 200,000+ lose power

September 15, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - What Ike lacked in rain it more than made up for with wind as the remnants of the hurricane scoured much of Arkansas, knocking out power to more than 200,000 customers and killing


September 15, 2008 Cooper Isaac Coleman

Family & Freinds Briefs

September 15, 2008 Shrine club to honor deputy The White River Shrine club will hold a meeting Tuesday at Kelley-Wyatt's Restaurant. A meal will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by a regular meeting at 6.

Cemetery group to meet

September 15, 2008 MELBOURNE ­- The Izard County Cemetery Association will hold a public meeting with elected officials to discuss enforcement of the law concerning legal access to cemeteries.

Area Briefs

September 15, 2008 Drasco teen dies in crash A one-vehicle crash on rain slick roads claimed the life of a Drasco teenager just south of Mountain View around 8 p.m. Saturday.

Dolph man hangs self in Kansas

September 15, 2008 MELBOURNE ­- An Arkansas man arrested in Kansas has reportedly killed himself, according to a news release from Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence.

Wet-dry lawsuit may go to trial

September 15, 2008 ASH FLAT - A civil trial to determine whether a wet-dry issue will be on the general election ballot in Sharp County has tentatively been set for Sept.

Sheriffs unite to help find next-of-kin

September 15, 2008 Steven Warner never went more than a month without calling home to talk to his mother. But no call came at Christmas. January came and went. No card or call came on Valentine's Day either.

Cleanup begins locally

September 15, 2008 Winds gusting to an estimated 60-plus miles per hour downed trees, damaging two homes and destroying a pickup, as the former hurricane Ike roared through Independence County late Saturday and early Su