Today is Tuesday, Sept. 23, the 266th day of 2014. There are 99 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 23, 1779, during the Revolutionary War, the American warship Bon Homme Richard, commanded by John Paul Jones, defeated
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Big River Steel CEO John Correnti talks Monday at the groundbreaking of his steel plant in Osceola as Arkansas Economic Development Commission Executive Director Grant Tennille looks on.
By George Jared, Sun Staff Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org
OSCEOLA — Mayor Dickie Kennemore had just sat down to drink his morning coffee when the phone rang.
John Correnti, a local businessman, wanted to build a massive, state-of-the-art steel mill.
Arkansas State linebacker Qushaun Lee (48) celebrates a big play with teammates Xavier Woodson (55) and Chris Odom (93) during the Red Wolves’ victory over Utah State on Saturday. Lee was named Sun Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday.
By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun sports writer
JONESBORO — Arkansas State linebacker Qushaun Lee and defensive back Artez Brown snared a couple of the Sun Belt Conference weekly awards for their efforts in the Red Wolves' 21-14 overtime victory over Utah. . . more »
Which team won the first NBA title and what year?
Answer: Philadelphia Warriors 1947
What golfer bid a tearful farewell to fans after playing his last U.S. Open, in 1994?
Answer: Arnold Palmer.
Considering that India has a population exeeding one billion people, how many gold medals did India win at the Beijing games of 2008?
Answer: One, Abhinav Bindra for shooting (They won 3 medals, 1 gold and 2 bronze, their best ever performance at the games)
What female golfer's high school nickname was "Taco"?
Answer: Nancy Lopez's.
The NBA logo is patterned after what player?
Answer: Jerry West
Who is the leader in NBA team titles and how many?
Answer: Boston 17
Which tennis player famously yelled "You cannot be serious!" at an umpire?
Answer: John McEnroe
What is the shortest NASCAR oval track?
Answer: Martinsville Speedway - The Martinsville Speedway is a 0.526 oval track. The one at Bristol is a 0.533 course.
Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder's car
Islamic State militants kill 40 Iraqis in Anbar
Three missing soldiers from Afghanistan found
Ark. Veterans Healthcare System director to retire
Lawsuit aims to block hike in Ark. minimum wage
CDC confirms children's respiratory virus in Ark.
Exam sought for mom charged with child's death
West African countries brace for new Ebola cases
Florida investigated man who killed grandchildren
Penn. gov. certain ambush suspect will be caught
Stocks drop as China, oil weigh on U.S. markets
Data: Health care law numbers not always solid
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen King's time-travel novel about the Kennedy assassination is being adapted as a small-screen miniseries.
Streaming service Hulu said Monday that the nine-hour series, titled "11/22/63" after King's book, includes the author and . . .
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining a video game company's legal fight against disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who is suing Activision over his inclusion in one of its popular "Call of Duty" . . .