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Cemetery up for historic recognition


Neal Embry | The Sun

Harold White examines one of the graves at Scott Cemetery, an African-American cemetery in Walnut Ridge. White, who serves on a committee overseeing the cemetery, has several family members buried at the site, located on Arkansas 91.

By Neal Embry, Sun Staff Writer, neal@jonesborosun.com
WALNUT RIDGE — Reflecting on loved ones buried at Scott Cemetery reminds Fayth Hill Washington of a time in her life she "cherished," a time she said the African-American community was "truly . . .


Pitino influence will guide ASU's Balado


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun

New Arkansas State men's basketball coach Mike Balado displays a jersey with his name after being hired on Monday.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer

JONESBORO — Mike Balado spent the last four years at one of the most prestigious programs, learning from one of the most respected coaches in college basketball.

It's only natural he'd bring a similar style . . .


Corden felt a 'long way from home' amid London attack


LOS ANGELES — James Corden has taken a moment to pay respects to his native London following a deadly attack there. The British host of CBS' "Late Late Show" said on Wednesday's show that he "felt a really long, long way from home" while watching news . . .



Nelson not deathly ill, publicist says


LOS ANGELES — Willie Nelson has played nearly a dozen shows in recent weeks and is not deathly ill, his publicist said, despite a series of reports claiming the country music legend is struggling to breathe. A March 13 Radar Online report quoted an . . .