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Creamed for a cause


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun



Kenzie Brown, a member of Zeta Tau Alpha, laughs after getting pied in the face during a fundraiser for breast cancer education and awareness hosted by the sorority Wednesday at Arkansas State . . .


Students: No concern in wearing other university's logos on campus


Staci Vandagriff | The Sun

Wade Simpson (back, right) sports a Hogs shirt at dinner with his friends Anthony Mato, Hayden Plummer (front) and Kayli Lumpkins, all freshman students from Cabot, in the student cafeteria Wednesday at Arkansas State University.

By Sarah Morris, Sun Staff Writer, smorris@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Aubrey Kelley may have sported a Razorbacks shirt as he attended classes Tuesday on the campus of Arkansas State University, but he said there is no competition.
"It's pretty easy," . . .


District buys church, property for $2.5M

By Grant Stewart, Sun Staff Writer, gstewart@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — The Jonesboro School Board on Tuesday night approved the $2.5 million purchase of the 13.5-acre campus of Trinity Church.
The district has no current plans for what it will do with . . .


Council finds flaw in alcohol ordinance

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — City council members approved a ordinance for approving private club alcohol permits Tuesday. But what's missing is a mechanism for rejecting any of them.
Act 1112 of 2017 requires city . . .


A&P approves funding for turf

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — The city's Advertising and Promotion Commission Wednesday agreed to participate in a $1.1 million plan to install artificial grass on the infields at Joe Mack Campbell Park and renewed a . . .


Weekend shooting turns into murder investigation

Sun Staff Report
BLYTHEVILLE — A weekend shooting in Blytheville has turned into a homicide investigation after the victim succumbed to his injuries, the Blytheville Police Department announced Tuesday.
The victim has been identified as 37-year-old Sani . . .