Shotgun homes now disappearing

July 28, 2008 JONESBORO (AP) - Shotgun homes, once a standard architectural feature among cities across the nation, now find themselves fading away as more fall away from neglect.

News of other days

July 28, 2008 Editor's note: This column ran previously in the Guard on Aug. 8, 1995. 73 YEARS AGO

BIRTHS

July 28, 2008 Emylee ErinMarie Barnes

McFarlin can serve time at home

July 28, 2008 NEWPORT (AP) - A federal appeals court ruled today that allowing a former Newport alderman to serve his sentence on a federal drug conviction at home "was not unreasonable," as he suffers from a

Area Briefs

July 28, 2008 Mountain Home woman dies after police pursuit MOUNTAIN HOME (AP) - Authorities say a Mountain Home woman died in a car crash after a brief police pursuit.

Stroke victim suing jail staff

July 28, 2008 An Independence County man is suing Sheriff Keith Bowers and other county employees, alleging they kept him from taking his medication causing him to have a stroke while in jail.