Power restored

September 19, 2008 All Batesville network customers who were affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ike last weekend now have lights again, said Entergy Arkansas customer support manager Les Frensley.

Baseball Briefs

September 18, 2008 CHICAGO (AP) - Milwaukee Brewers starter Ben Sheets left his start against the Chicago Cubs after only two innings because of right forearm tightness.

News of other days

September 18, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Sept. 29, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

NY prosecutor: Jealous boyfriend brutalized cat

September 18, 2008 NEW YORK (AP) - A trial has begun in the case of a baseball player-turned-actor accused of brutally killing a cat in a jealous rage after complaining that his ex-girlfriend cared more for the feline

Clinton Library setting for new citizens

September 18, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - About 300 people became United States citizens during ceremonies at the Clinton Presidential Library, a setting that illustrated how far a person can go in the U.S.

Message from Ike-battered Galveston: Stay away

September 18, 2008 GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Officials were stung by an ill-fated attempt to let residents and business owners "look and leave" their hurricane-battered city, which only created frustrating traffic j

Churchyard to perform at district fair

September 18, 2008 MELBOURNE - Churchyard will be in concert at the North Central Arkansas District Fair at 8 p.m. Sept. 26 following the beauty pageant.

Cushman students plan car wash

September 18, 2008 CUSHMAN - Cushman School District students will have a benefit car wash from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Western Sizzlin.