Ken James to speak

September 12, 2008 Arkansas' commissioner of education is scheduled to speak at Lyon College this month.

Second phase of system axed

September 12, 2008 SOUTHSIDE - The Southside Public Water Authority board unanimously supports a quarter-cent sales tax proposal for local economic development.

Defense to appeal

September 12, 2008 WEST MEMPHIS (AP) - A defense lawyer for one of three men convicted in the 1993 slayings of three West Memphis boys said Thursday a notice of appeal would be filed within days of a judge's ruling

Man jailed on incest

September 12, 2008 A 20-year-old Southside man is in the Independence County jail on charges of incest after he was reportedly caught having sex with a 50-year-old relative.

Shooting case filed

September 12, 2008 SEARCY - Without revealing a motive, Prosecuting Attorney Chris Raff of Searcy filed capital murder and attempted capital murder charges against a former Bald Knob police officer Thursday, White Cou

Baseball Briefs

September 11, 2008 ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - The Los Angeles Angels own the best record in baseball and their fourth American League West title in five years.

News of other days

September 11, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 22, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Judge: No new trial for West Memphis killings

September 11, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - A circuit court judge Wednesday rejected claims that new DNA evidence proves the innocence of three men convicted of killing three boys 15 years ago, and denied their requests for