Births

October 10, 2008 Dakota Madison Barker

Area Briefs

October 10, 2008 Early morning crash claims life of Salem man

Remains found identified as mother of 3

October 10, 2008 JACKSONVILLE (AP) - Authorities have identified a body found last month in Jacksonville as that of a White County mother of three who was reported missing a year ago.

Gas leak reported

October 10, 2008 School bus traffic and other vehicles were routed around a natural gas leak on Dixie Street Thursday afternoon.

Appeal expedited

October 10, 2008 LITTLE ROCK - The state Supreme Court agreed Thursday to expedite the appeal of a circuit court ruling taking the wet-dry issue off the Nov.

State to drop foster ban

October 10, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Arkansas plans to reverse course and allow unmarried or same-sex couples to take on foster children on a case-by-case basis, even as voters prepare to decide the issue in November

News of other days

October 9, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 20, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Wash. woman shot by stove

October 9, 2008 SEKIU, Wash. (AP) - A woman in Washington state says her cast-iron stove shot her in the leg.