Domestics lead to arrests

July 21, 2015 MELBOURNE — Three people have been arrested following domestic disturbances in Izard County, according to a news release from Sheriff Tate Lawrence: • James Prah, 43, …

Boy drowns while wearing inflatable ring

July 21, 2015 HARRISON — A 5-year-old Mayflower boy drowned Monday afternoon in the Buffalo National River, according to a news release from the National Parks Service. Searcy …

Closure announced

July 21, 2015 CALAMINE — Calamine Road, about 1 1/2 miles off Highway 115 in Sharp County, will be closed for bridge repair until further notice, road superintendent …

Tickets still available for Rock This House

July 21, 2015 ASH FLAT — Tickets are still available for this year’s Rock This House women’s conference with special speaker Kelly Minter on Friday and Saturday at …

Hutchinson temporarily moves Guard recruiters

July 21, 2015 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is temporarily closing the state’s nine storefront National Guard recruitment centers as officials review their security following …

Entergy offers cost-saving tips for summer

July 21, 2015 LITTLE ROCK — Entergy Arkansas has offered tips to keep electricity costs down during the triple-digit temperatures that have returned to Arkansas. “Heating and …

News of Other Days

July 21, 2015 Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 13, 2003.

New course delivery offered

July 21, 2015 MELBOURNE — The Arkansas Rural Nursing Education Consortium has announced an alternative course delivery in addition to the current face-to-face education being offered for the …