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'Confederate States' organization seeks preservation of heritage


Emma Williams | The Sun

Confederate States founder Rodney Huffman (center) raised the American flag and the Confederate flag emblazoned with the organization's slogan, "Heritage not Hate." The flag was subsequently repositioned after opening remarks at the rally held Saturday at the Greene County Fairgrounds in Paragould.

By Emma Williams, Sun Staff Writer, newsroom@jonesborosun.com
PARAGOULD — More than a dozen people gathered at the Greene County Fairgrounds on Saturday in support of the local Second Amendment-centered organization Confederate States.
The event . . .


A-State falls 13-9 in season finale


Quentin Winstine | The Sun

Arkansas State's Tyler Duncan fields a ball during Saturday's season finale against Arkansas-Little Rock at Tomlison Stadium. UALR won 13-9.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun Staff Writer, mroberson@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Arkansas State dedicated its final baseball game of the season to its senior class.
With winning or losing not the priority, ASU used the final day of the college . . .


McConaughey receives original high school diploma


LONGVIEW, Texas — Actor Matthew McConaughey has finally received his high school diploma, more than 30 years after graduating. McConaughey was given his original diploma Friday night when he returned to his Texas alma mater to address the class of . . .



Schwarzenegger assaulted during event


JOHANNESBURG — Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger was assaulted during a public appearance in South Africa on Saturday, but the 71-year-old quickly recovered and said, "I'm just glad the idiot didn't interrupt my Snapchat." Video shows the former . . .