Sports Briefs

June 26, 2008 Baseball COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - It was simply time for the Hall of Fame to recognize Jackie Robinson's real mark on baseball.

2 earn Lovendahl award

June 26, 2008 SEARCY - The eighth annual Christain Martin Lovendahl Scholarship has been awarded to David Fitzgerald of Huntington Beach, Calif., and Joseph Stilwell of Connellys Springs, N.C.

College Briefs

June 26, 2008 Millsaps list announced JACKSON, Miss. - Bonnie Tucker of Batesville has been named to the Dean's Scholars List at Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss., for the spring 2008 semester.

News of other days

June 26, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on July 10, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

Man accused of selling stolen gas

June 26, 2008 A man who allegedly used a company gas card to buy and sell gasoline and diesel has been charged with 23 counts of credit card fraud, according to an affidavit filed with the Independence County Circu