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UA pulls $26,000 grant from Bono


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun

Mayor Dan Shaw holds a drainage pipe in place as Shelby Tribble, an equipment operator for the City of Bono, covers it with dirt Wednesday at Bono Legacy Park.

BY PAT PRATT, Sun Staff Writer, ppratt@jonesborosun.com
BONO — Mayor Dan Shaw said he is "devastated" after the University of Arkansas reneged on an already-awarded $26,000 grant.
The grant was to fund construction of a paved walking trail in . . .


Henry, Raiders eager to battle Batesville


Cory Clark | The Sun

Nettleton senior quarterback Deondre Henry has passed for 713 yards and 10 touchdowns so far this year. Henry and the Raiders will try to break a 16-year losing streak against Batesville at home on Friday in their 5A-East conference opener.

By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer

JONESBORO — Nettleton senior quarterback Deondre Henry knows all about the streak. For 16 straight seasons, Batesville has beaten the Raiders on the football field.

Henry and the rest of the Raiders are eager to put . . .


Woman in Hart scandal denies extortion


LOS ANGELES — On the heels of comedian Kevin Hart's Instagram video about someone seeking financial gain from a mistake he made, a woman came forward Wednesday and said she was "involved" with the box office star a month ago but is not an . . .



Crowell cancels tour due to health issues


NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Grammy-winning country singer-songwriter and producer Rodney Crowell is canceling all of his remaining 2017 tour dates due to unspecified health issues. In a statement on his website posted Wednesday, Crowell said a team of doctors . . .