Area Briefs

July 22, 2008 Trap shoot set for Saturday CUSHMAN - The inaugural Family Fest Trap Shoot fundraiser will begin 8 a.m. Saturday at Thunder Valley in Cushman.

Man arrested in Newark shooting

July 22, 2008 A Newport man went to the hospital and another went to jail following a shooting in Newark around 3 p.m. Friday.

Hospital using video games in therapy

July 22, 2008 The rehabilitation programs at White River Medical Center are using the video game Wii for rehabilitation of patients after hip fractures, strokes and other conditions that require strengthening and b

Golf Briefs

July 21, 2008 LPGA Tour SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Second-year LPGA golfer Ji Young Oh won her first tournament, sinking a 6-inch putt for par to win the State Farm Classic in a playoff over rookie Yani Tseng.

News of other days

July 21, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 1, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Armed teen claims he was inspired by TV show

July 21, 2008 A 13-year-old boy said he armed himself with a fillet knife and tried to break into his neighbor's house twice, just for laughs, after getting the idea from a television show.

Video tape clears man of burglary

July 21, 2008 A man who said a flat tire led him to be behind a local store when police drove up has been cleared of burglary but not trespassing, thanks to a video surveillance system, according to the Independenc