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Traveling on a small budget takes planning, compromise

By Waylon Harris, Sun Staff Writer
Traveling on a budget can be difficult at times.
But with a little planning — and some compromising — there are many places within driving distance of Northeast . . . more »

State to consider ASU occupational therapy programs

By Sarah Morris, Sun Staff Writer, smorris@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — A new field of study may soon be available to Arkansas State University students.
A-State is seeking approval of two new . . . more »

Zyndall Raney Band to perform Tuesday at Newport

NEWPORT — The Zyndall Raney Band, which plays crossover pop-country and rockabilly standards, will perform Tuesday at the Newport Country Club, 703 Walker Drive, as part of KASU’s Bluesday Tuesday . . . more »

Events

The General Electric Retirees met July 8 at Western Sizzlin with 28 members and two guests present.
Bill Swindle was welcomed as a new member.
Celebrating July birthdays were Della Green, Deloris . . . more »

Loretta Lynn to headline Cash Music Festival

By Jim Bessman, Special to The Sun
JONESBORO — This year’s fourth Johnny Cash Music Festival, slated for Aug. 15 at Arkansas State University’s Convocation Center, boasts none other than the Queen . . . more »

Social calendar

Today
Wedding of Julia Jones and BJ Carter, 2 p.m., Friendship Assembly of God, Jonesboro. All are invited.
Wedding of Lindsay Marie Harrison and Hunter Christian Lewis, 4 p.m., St. Paul . . . more »

Board to discuss construction updates

JONESBORO — Updates on construction projects around the district will be discussed by Ron Cooper, Nettleton facilities director, at Thursday's school board meeting. . . . more »

Hoxie city workers plan smoke tests in wastewater lines

HOXIE — The city has been battling its dilapidated water and sewer systems the last several years and now that battle will reach some homeowners and residents. . . . more »

Births

Lillie Maness and Myles Armstrong are the parents of a daughter, Nevaeh Adalynn Marie Armstrong. The 7-pounder, 9-ouncer arrived Monday, June 23, at St. Bernards Medical Center.
Grandparents are . . . more »