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.

‘Cowboy challenge’ returns as series

August 13, 2008 CAVE CITY - The Ultimate Cowboy Challenge Series 2008 at Foothills Cowboy Church begins Sunday, with the other two legs scheduled for Sept. 21 and Oct. 19, pastor Lance Hames said.