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Today in History

Today is Saturday, May 26, the 146th day of 2018. There are 219 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History: On May 26, 1868, the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson ended with his acquittal on the remaining charges.
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Hillcrest School Board, 5:30 p.m., superintendent's office, Strawberry campus.
Tuesday
Craighead County Quorum Court, 5:30 p.m., county judge's conference room, County Courthouse Annex.
Walnut Ridge Airport Commission, noon, Terminal Buil

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Poinsett County honors veterans


Neal Embry | The Sun
Loyd Davis (middle) stands and chats with other veterans and supporters from the VFW Post and the U.S. Army at a ceremony honoring veterans held Friday at the Poinsett County Courthouse.

By Neal Embry, Sun Staff Writer, neal@jonesborosun.com
HARRISBURG — After receiving anything but a warm welcome upon his return from Vietnam, military veteran Loyd Davis now works to ensure current veterans are supported, and all former soldiers

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A-State's Bacon ties world lead in 100


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Arkansas State's Jaylen Bacon ran the 100-meter dash in 9.97 seconds Friday at the NCAA West Preliminaries in Sacramento, Calif.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Arkansas State senior Jaylen Bacon tied the world's fastest time in the 100-meter dash at the NCAA West Preliminaries on Friday.

Bacon sprinted to a school-record time of 9.97 seconds to tie for the world lead in the 100 th. . . more »


Authorities: Suspected shooter had gun license — A2
Summit after all? Trump: Everybody plays games — A5
Emails show EPA cooperation with climate-change deniers — A5
Committee chairman meets Maduro in Venezuela — A5
Resurfacing projects approved in 3 counties — A6
Man released from prison could be sent back — A6
Man pleads guilty to hurting medical staff — A6
Police: Man leaves bruise on child's face — A6
Business owner sues neighbors, mayor — A7
1 arrested after meth found — A7
Cohen reportedly met with Russian oligarch — A8
President set to sign measures — A8
Hawaii school cleans, but ash still coats floors — A8
Mo. Gov. Greitens subpoenaed by investigation — A8
Hindu hardliners criticize archbishop — A9
Ireland's referendum could lift abortion ban — A10
Argentines stage protest against IMF decision — A10
Suspected Israeli strike targets Hezbollah in Syria — A10
Cyclone nears coast, kills 12-year-old girl — A10
First named tropical system chugs to Gulf — A11
Census: State suburbs grow, rural areas shrink — A12
Task force set to study ideas on tax overhaul — A12
Stocks dip as oil prices fall — B5
Online political ad bill to become law — B5
Source: Trump cuts deal with China ZTE — B5
Weinstein faces charge in #MeToo reckoning — B7

Read about all these and more in today's print edition or online e-Edition.

Reaction to criminal charges filed against Weinstein

By The Associated Press Reaction to rape and other criminal charges filed in New York on Friday against Harvey Weinstein: "I hope this gives hope to victims and survivors everywhere, that we are one step closer to justice. Because one win is a win for . . .

Hall & Oates still play faves, but Oates has new music, too

PHILADELPHIA — Daryl Hall and John Oates can still pack arenas with fans who can sing along to the entire set list. "I'm very appreciative and surprised and thrilled that after all these years this is actually happening and that there's an audience out . . .


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