Courthouse to remain

August 14, 2008 HARRISON (AP) - Federal courthouses in Harrison and Batesville will remain open, officials say, after the facilities were tabbed last year as in danger of closure.

Motive sought in shooting

August 14, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Wreaths and flowers lined the sidewalk in front of Arkansas' Democratic Party headquarters today while police and others tried to explain why a man who lost his job at a Target

Sports Briefs

August 13, 2008 Baseball BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Red Sox acquired pitcher Paul Byrd from Cleveland, hoping to boost a rotation hurt by an injury to Tim Wakefield and the struggles of Clay Buchholz.

News of other days

August 13, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 24, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

ASU awards spring diplomas

August 13, 2008 Jonesboro - Arkansas State University in Jonesboro awarded 996 diplomas during the Spring Commencement Ceremonies in the Convocation Center. Dr. Robert L.