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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 . . .


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 . . .


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 . . .