News of other days

August 12, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 23, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Brooks address graduates

August 12, 2008 Dr. Homer Brooks of Batesville recently addressed the graduating class of Harding University's Physician Assistant Program at its banquet on July 25.

Civil War author to sign books

August 12, 2008 MELBOURNE - Author Bryce A. Chandler will appear in costume from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Bread of Life Bookstore in Melbourne.

Area Briefs

August 12, 2008 Southside orientation set SOUTHSIDE - Orientation for new students and freshman at Southside High School will be at 1 p.m. Thursday.

Teacher ‘Sparks’ higher AP scores

August 12, 2008 As a student Mark Sparks struggled with math. In junior high, there were endless nights of sitting at the kitchen table trying to work through his studies.

Organizers pleased with Friday event

August 12, 2008 Music in the park. Brightly lit storefronts beckoning customers in. Hundreds of people strolling from one end of the business district to another in the unusually-cool temperatures of August.