Going home in time for Thanksgiving

November 21, 2008 Johnny Roberts woke up to a new president-elect and lower gas prices. After his car filled with gas fumes on a hot day, then exploded with him in the driver's seat, he spent weeks unconscious in a hospital bed.

Sports Briefs

November 20, 2008 Pro baseball NEW YORK (AP) - Desperate for starting pitchers, the New York Yankees expect to enter next season without 20-game winner Mike Mussina.

News of other days

November 20, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Dec. 4, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

HSU head: No injuries in shooting

November 20, 2008 ARKADELPHIA (AP) - The president of Henderson State University says there are no reports of injury after a single gunshot was fired toward a group of students near his campus. President Charles L. Welch told Little Rock television station KATV that the shooting happened around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in a parking lot at nearby Ouachita Baptist University. KATV reported that the students were apparently headed to a Henderson State dormitory.