Witness: Echols necklace had blood on it

September 30, 2008 JONESBORO (AP) - When Damien Echols was arrested in 1993 in the killing of three 8-year-old boys at West Memphis, a necklace he was wearing bore traces of blood whose type matched one of the victims

‘Herb lady’ to art lady —

September 30, 2008 From the "Pink Peony" to "Compositae" and even her "Canterbury Tales" illustrations, when visitors step inside the BAAC-on-Main during the next two weeks, they will be greeted by Marie Gar

Jury near deadlock in boat killings case

September 30, 2008 MIAMI (AP) - A federal jury in Miami indicated Monday it was nearing a deadlock over whether a second man should be convicted in the shooting deaths of four people last year aboard a fishing boat th

Appeal filed

September 30, 2008 ASH FLAT - The group wanting Sharp County voters to choose wet or dry in November is appealing a ruling that kicked the issue off the ballot, said Ruth Reynolds, president of Save Energy Reap Taxes.

News of other days

September 29, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 10, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO