Gould case still active

September 18, 2008 MELBOURNE - Charley Melton had only been on the police force for a year and a half when he walked onto the scene of his first homicide.

Sports Briefs

September 17, 2008 Pro football SEATTLE (AP) - The Seattle Seahawks took two steps to bolster their injured-depleted wide receivers by trading for Keary Colbert and reacquiring Koren Robinson.

New of other days

September 17, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 28, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Batesville woman earns CDA credentials

September 17, 2008 Freida Turney of Batesville has been awarded a Child Development Associate credential in recognition of outstanding work with young children.

Parent/teacher conferences set

September 17, 2008 Southside - Southside Middle School and Southside High School will be hosting parent/teacher conferences on Monday from 3:30-7:30 p.m.

District announces annual nut sale

September 17, 2008 The Independence County Conservation District is holding its annual nut sale and is now taking orders on the following:

States want alcoholic energy drink pulled

September 17, 2008 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Twenty-five states are asking beverage maker MillerCoors LLC to abandon plans for a new caffeine-infused alcoholic energy drink.

Ike’s U.S. toll climbs to 55

September 17, 2008 GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Hurricane Ike's death toll in the U.S. is up to 55 as authorities on the Texas coast are reporting six more fatalities from the storm.