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Nettleton High volunteers spread hope and cheer


Matthew Wells The Sun

Sophie Copelin (right) and Amelia Collins (left,) seniors at Nettleton High School, dance to bring smiles during the Hope Tour on Monday at the United Way of Northeast Arkansas. Shawna Burchman (center,) a fellow Nettleton High School senior, watches the performance.

Sun Staff Writer
mwells@jonesborosun.com

JONESBORO — Tori Simmons enjoys the positivity she and the rest of her group of volunteers share with others in town.

"I like seeing the smiles we spread," Simmons said about the Hope Tour that h . . .


Anderson pleased with ASU's ability to adapt


Jacob Wiegand | The Sun

Arkansas State cornerback Jerry Jacobs returns a first-quarter interception during the Red Wolves’ game against UNLV last Saturday at Centennial Bank Stadium. Jacobs intercepted two passes in ASU’s 27-20 victory.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer

JONESBORO — With conditions far from ideal, Arkansas State was forced to adapt and came away with its third victory of the season.

ASU coach Blake Anderson said the Red Wolves' ability to adjust and keep . . .


Ken Burns turns his attention to the Mayo Clinic


NEW YORK (AP) — After spearheading an epic, 18-hour documentary on the Vietnam War, acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns has turned to more personal subject matter — one that knows him very intimately, too. Burns tackles the famed Mayo Clinic in . . .



Celine Dion to end Las Vegas concert residency next year


LAS VEGAS (AP) — Celine Dion has announced she will end her Las Vegas residency next year. The singer announced on social media Monday that she will leave Caesars Palace in June 2019. Dion says the decision brings mixed emotions as the Colosseum . . .