News of other days

August 29, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 11, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Service News

August 29, 2008 KIRKUK REGIONAL AIR BASE, Iraq - Staff Sgt.


August 29, 2008 MaKenzie Lynn Cooper-Kistner

Family & Friends Briefs

August 29, 2008 Family reunion is Saturday SIDNEY - The annual Lassiter family reunion will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Community Building at Sidney. A potluck will be served at noon.

Area Brief

August 29, 2008 Trash pickup rescheduled NEWARK - Due to the Labor Day holiday on Monday, trash pickup at Newark has been postponed until Tuesday, recorder-treasurer Joanne Langston said.

Driver strikes tree, car, house

August 29, 2008 A Newark man barely escaped serious injury Thursday afternoon when he lost control of his truck and struck a house, just missing a gas meter in east Batesville.

Arkansas Guard headed for Louisiana

August 29, 2008 CAMP JOSEPH T. ROBINSON - The Arkansas National Guard received its first official call for support in preparation for Hurricane Gustav late Thursday night.

Alaska governor moves to national stage

August 29, 2008 JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - In just two short years, Sarah Palin moved from suburban hockey mom and small-town mayor to vice presidential contender.

Sports Briefs

August 28, 2008 Auto racing CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Joey Logano will drive in seven Sprint Cup races this fall as a tuneup before the 18-year-old star begins his full-time ride at Joe Gibbs Racing.