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Mosquito fight intensifies


Keith Inman | The Sun

Jim Stark, local supervisor for Vector Disease Control Inc., examines a tablet that will display vital information on chemical spraying in a new truck the company is preparing to put into service.

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Mosquitoes arrived in force to the Arkansas Delta this week, and Jim Stark, local supervisor for Vector Disease Control Inc., is well aware of it.
"That's just a prelude of . . .


Broad daylight robbery


Stephen Simpson | The Sun



Joneboro police Detective Chad Hogard walks into a CVS Pharmacy on Southwest Drive which was the scene of a Thursday morning robbery. Police said that at 8:30 a.m. they responded to a call of a robbery at CVS. No one was injured. According to a news release, the . . .


Medical pot back on track

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — A ruling Thursday by the Arkansas Supreme Court means two locally based companies that were selected to build the first medical marijuana cultivation centers in the state can begin doing . . .


High court rules online sales tax can be collected

By Neal Embry and Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writers | neal@jonesborosun.com | inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that states can begin collecting online sales tax from businesses that do not have a physical presence in the . . .


Attorney: County should pay for refund notices

By David Talley, Sun Staff Writer, dtalley@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Between 4,500 and 5,500 individuals who have paid fees to Craighead County may be due a court-ordered refund.
That figure is the latest development in a Jonesboro lawyer's suit against . . .


Prosecutors looking to set up cybercrime fee

By Stephen Simpson, Sun Staff Writer, ssimpson@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Cybercrime sounds like something done in a dark room by a group of hackers.
But according to the law, using a fraudulent account number to buy something on Amazon is a cybercrime, . . .