Type O-negative blood donations urgently needed

The holiday season is a time to reflect on the importance of generosity and kindness. That's why Arkansas Blood Institute is urging residents to start a new tradition by sharing the priceless gift of blood donation.
Arkansas . . . more »

Capitol display highlights toy train museum

LITTLE ROCK -- To countless Americans of not so long ago, the railroad represented the spirit of America itself; its boldness and swift power meant change, modernity and a boundless, bright future. Toy trains reflected this . . . more »

Musicians to gather
Community music will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at First Community Bank.
Christmas songs -- from "Mary Did You Know" to "White Christmas" -- will be enjoyed.
ICC students win awards
BROCKWELL -- The . . . more »

Weekend Events

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter No. 1156 Christmas luncheon and meeting, Mack's Fish House, 559 Wilburn Road, Heber Springs, 11:30 a.m.
Ice skating rink, Riverside Park amphitheater, 4 . . . more »

Easy recipes for Christmas morning

Slow Cooker Sausage Breakfast Casserole

After a chaotic Christmas Eve, no one wants to spend Christmas morning doing more intensive cooking. This warm and tasty Sausage and Spinach Quiche from Jimmy Dean will please the whole family, and it takes only 15 minutes to . . . more »

Pondering on changes

By DON HEUER Special to the Guard
(Editor's note: This is the third in a series that will run in the Guard from time to time.)
I pause here to think of the changes that have taken place from the time my dad was born and grew up . . . more »

Police offer safe shopping tips, extra patrols
Christmas shoppers should stay alert and not get careless with their personal safety and security this holiday season by being alert and aware of their surroundings, according to . . . more »