Illegal crop worth millions

August 8, 2008 MELBOURNE - The 40 acres in rural Izard County dotted with more than 8,400 cups filled with marijuana would soon be mature enough to be transplanted into the ground.

From junkie to pastor, man turns life around

August 8, 2008 Fifteen years ago Chuck Miller was using drugs on a full-time basis, looking at prison time and needing to find a way out of the hell he had created for himself. He did.

News of Other Days

August 7, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 18, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Mexican woman fights lion

August 7, 2008 ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) - A Mexican woman says she fought a 500-pound lion with a machete near the resort city of Acapulco and scared him away.

Loophole left in tobacco bill

August 7, 2008 WASHINGTON (AP) - A loophole in a sweeping tobacco regulation bill would give the industry a 21-month window to introduce certain new products without first getting federal approval.

Lyon completes renovations

August 7, 2008 The hundreds of students who roam the Lyon College campus may be absent during the summer, but the campus is far from a ghost town.