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.

Viagra missile misfires

October 9, 2008 NEW YORK (AP) - A court says a man's escapade in New York with a decommissioned missile emblazoned with "Viva Viagra" is a dud.

Shooting charges filed

October 9, 2008 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A man has been charged with murder after a shooting in a crowded shopping mall that left a store employee dead and sent panicked shoppers running for cover.