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Repairing the welcome sign


Quentin Winstine | The Sun

Nick Stotler with Woods Masonry works on the "Welcome to Downtown Jonesboro" sign post on Tuesday at the end of Main Street. The sign was damaged after a vehicle hit it during a hit-and-run accident last . . .


Leech scores 38 to power Hurricane


Quentin Winstine | The Sun

Jonesboro’s Marcedus Leech puts up a shot as Nettleton’s Torrence Tuberville gets out of the way during their game Tuesday at Don Riggs Hurricane Gym. Leech scored 38 points as Jonesboro prevailed 76-61.

By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer

JONESBORO — Marcedus Leech picked the right game to have his biggest night so far as a Jonesboro Hurricane.

Leech poured in 38 points and added five rebounds and four assists Tuesday as Jonesboro hit 64.1 percent of . . .


Spike Lee on his first Oscar nomination for best director


NEW YORK (AP) — Spike Lee watched the Oscar nominations Tuesday morning on television from his bed, with his wife, Tonya, his two grown children, Satchel and Jackson, and their dog, Ginger. Screaming ensued . Lee landed his first directing . . .



Chelsea Clinton announces pregnancy


NEW YORK (AP) — Chelsea Clinton has announced her family is expanding. The 38-year-old former first daughter tweeted Tuesday that she and her husband Marc are expecting another child in the summer. The couple has a daughter Charlotte born in 2014 . . .