Sports Briefs

November 4, 2008 Basketball DETROIT (AP) - The Detroit Pistons shook the NBA in a big way - landing former MVP Allen Iverson from the Denver Nuggets.

News of other days

November 4, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Nov. 15, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Ark. caverns up for sale

November 4, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Across the nation, selling a home may seem impossible in the mess of a mortgage crisis and a faltering economy. Try selling caves.

Prosthetic lab opens Batesville branch

November 4, 2008 A Jonesboro company that specializes in artificial limbs, orthopedic braces, prescription footwear, custom arches and other similar devices, now has an office in Batesville.

Cellar Door to perform at Calico Rock

November 4, 2008 Calico Rock - The Calico Rock Music Hall will host local guitar playing phenomenon Geoffrey Watts' new band Cellar Door at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Women lead in bacteria

November 4, 2008 WASHINGTON (AP) - Wash your hands, folks, especially you ladies. A new study found that women have a greater variety of bacteria on their hands than men do.

Unprepared voters cause lines, delays

November 4, 2008 A few early voters this morning started encountering long lines as unprepared voters waited until they got to the voting machines to read about amendments, according to one Independence County electio