New of other days

August 20, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 31, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Service News

August 20, 2008 Spc. Jeremy Ryan Carlton Spc. Jeremy Ryan Carlton is now serving in Iraq as a member of a U.S. Army striker unit.


August 20, 2008 Micah Frank Stephens

Special election planned

August 20, 2008 The Independence County Quorum Court on Tuesday set Oct. 14 as the date for a special election for a quarter-cent sales tax to promote local economic development.

Baseball Briefs

August 19, 2008 BOSTON (AP) - Curt Schilling says he's leaning "very heavily" toward retirement and is waiting until spring training approaches to see if he wants to try to pitch again.