Sports Briefs

October 1, 2008 Baseball NEW YORK (AP) - Brian Cashman figures he has more work to do with the New York Yankees. After a sustained run of success, he wasn't about to leave on the heels of a failed season.

Entergy spends $35M for Ark storm repairs

October 1, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Entergy Arkansas says the cost of repairs from hurricanes Gustav and Ike will be between $24 million and $35 million, which is almost a modest sum compared with what the utility s

State kicks off treasure hunt

October 1, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The value of one of the treasures Arkansas officials are trying to reunite with their owners may be the hardest to pin down - at least in dollars.

News of other days

October 1, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Oct. 12, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Calving season tips offered

October 1, 2008 Calving season is the harvest season for cattlemen, so producers should make every effort to ensure the live birth and survival of all calves.

Scholarship offered for high school student

October 1, 2008 ASH FLAT - As part of a statewide education program, the Sharp County Conservation District is offering a $250 scholarship for a local high school student, according to Kimberly Lee, district secret

Grand, reserve champs named at fair

October 1, 2008 MELBOURNE - The North Central District Fair Halter Horse Show was held Sept. 23 in Melbourne with 58 entries, according to a report from Nancy Orr, publicist.

Injunction denied

October 1, 2008 TULSA, Okla. (AP) - A federal judge has denied Oklahoma's request for a preliminary injunction to stop 13 Arkansas poultry companies from disposing of bird waste in the Illinois River watershed.