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Today in History

Today is Sunday, Sept. 23, the 266th day of 2018. There are 99 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 23, 1955, a jury in Sumner, Mississippi, acquitted two white men, Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam, of murdering black teenager Emmett

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Public Affairs

Craighead County Quorum Court, 5:30 p.m., county judge's conference room, County Courthouse Annex.
Paragould City Council, 6 p.m., Paragould City Hall.
Walnut Ridge Airport Commission, noon, Terminal Building.
Manila City Council, 5 p.m., City Ha

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On the move in Wilson; Delta school makes move into mansion

Matthew Wells | The Sun
Aidan (left) and Lola Sawyer work while Brittany Cowdery teaches the class about the school's "Contagion" project on Friday at The Delta School in Wilson.

By Matthew Wells, Sun Staff Writer, mwells@jonesborosun.com
WILSON — Lola Sawyer likes her school, because she gets to learn and apply that knowledge in the real world while at school.
"At my old school, we would just kind of memorize things and

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Red Wolves splash past Rebels

Jacob Wiegand | The Sun
UNLV quarterback Armani Rogers (#1) is tackled by Arkansas State's Caleb Bonner (#22) and Demari Medley during Saturday's game at Centennial Bank Stadium. A-State on 27-20 to improve to 3-1 on the season.

By Kevin Turbeville
Sun Staff Writer
JONESBORO — Arkansas State survived the elements and an encounter with one of the country's most prolific rushing offenses Saturday night.
Senior quarterback Justice Hansen threw three touchdown passes in a. . . more »

Argument leads to murder charge — A2
Congress takes aim at shrinking seats — A2
Parking lot lease arrangements at McCain Mall — A3
Kavanaugh, Ford reportedly to testify Thursday — A5
Bannon dubs the far-right Europe's 'new elite' patriots — A5
Rosenstein's fate could turn on which account Trump believes — A5
Survivor found 2 days after ferry disaster — A5
Tribal members settle abuse cases against Mormon church — A6
Seven arrested in drug, firearms sweep — A6
Floodwaters still rising in Carolinas — A7
Parents face tougher rules to get immigrant kids back — A8
Some see signs of hope on North Korea — A8
A-State comes back, beats UNLV — B1
The life and love of a Labrador — B6
Surface drive motors could be on last life — B7
New big buck contest pays big cash prizes — B7
Militants attack Iran parade — B8
U.S. airstrike on Somalia kills 18 — B8

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

Surgery successful for Dickey Betts

SARASOTA, Fla. — Allman Brothers Band founding member Dickey Betts has had successful surgery after slipping and hitting his head while playing with his dog in Florida. The Dickey Betts website says the "Ramblin' Man" and "Blue Sky" singer-songwriter . . .

Cosby to fight 'sexually violent predator' tag

The Associated Press Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing Monday will begin with testimony about his sex offender evaluation and, presumably, a fierce debate over whether the 81-year-old actor should be branded a sexually violent predator. The stakes are . . .

September 2018