Home sold to satisfy lawsuit

December 29, 2017 FORT SMITH (AP) — Arkansas state Sen. Jake Files lost his family home and two other properties in foreclosure sales to satisfy a bank’s …

Deputy cleared in shooting

December 29, 2017 ROSE BUD (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy in northeast Arkansas who fatally shot a man has been cleared following a state police investigation.

Cooks BBQ to open facility

December 29, 2017 PINDALL (AP) — A company that makes barbecue products has announced plans to open a $1.4 million manufacturing facility in northern Arkansas, which will …

AGFC names director

December 29, 2017 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — An Arkansas man who’s worked nearly three decades at the state’s Game and Fish Commission has been named the new …

NYC fire kills 12, including 4 children

December 29, 2017 NEW YORK — New York City’s deadliest residential fire in decades spread through every floor of a Bronx apartment building within a matter of …

News of Other Days

December 29, 2017 Editor’s note: News of Other Days is reprinted as is from the 1981 Guard. The newspaper cannot make present-day corrections to past news stories.   …

Gov.: State law allows open carry

December 29, 2017 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says in a letter to the director of state police that he believes state law …

Reception planned for founding member

December 29, 2017 CALICO ROCK — The Calico Rock Museum & Visitor Center will host a reception to honor founding museum board member Dean Hudson at …

Pearl stringing workshop set

December 29, 2017 POWHATAN — A pearl stringing workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 20 at Powhatan Historic State Park in Powhatan.