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JPD's island of misfit bikes

Stephen Simpson | The Sun

JPD Public Information Officer Paul Holmes and Community Outreach and Recruiting Officer Cassie Brandon discuss how bikes usually come into their possession.

By Stephen Simpson, Sun Staff Writer, ssimpson@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — In a hidden corner of the Jonesboro Police Department lot is an evidence storage unit that might as well be known as the island of misfit bikes.
Behind a fenced-in square . . .

Running rainbows

Neal Embry | The Sun

Runners begin their two-mile journey at Saturday's Color Me D.A.R.E. event, held at Joe Mack Campbell Park. The color run was sponsored by the Jonesboro Police Department, and all proceeds benefit the department's D.A.R.E. program, which aims to educate students . . .

County marks high comp time

By Dixon Land, Sun Staff Writer, dland@jonesborosun.com
Editor's Note: This is the third in a three-part series detailing vacation, personal leave and comp time accrued by Craighead County employees. Today's story examines the amount of comp time accrued by . . .

Breast cancer survivors looks to help others

By Sarah Morris, Sun Staff Writer, smorris@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Brandie Lieblong does not want breast cancer to identify her. She said she never wanted to look sick, she "just wanted to be Brandie."
"The silver lining is you look for more positives . . .

Gateway CASA continues to grow

By Neal Embry, Sun Staff Writer, neal@jonesborosun.com
WALNUT RIDGE — Five months after hosting an informational meeting in hopes of recruiting more advocates for foster care children, Gateway CASA has 12 new advocates, and a few more that have applied to . . .

Pig owners cited to court

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — The owners of two pot-bellied pigs who have been the subject of controversy for nine months are scheduled to appear May 8 in Craighead County District Court.
Citations for Barry and Danna . . .

CWL rates well below national averages

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — The dollar gap between what Jonesboro residents and businesses pay for water and electricity services and the national average continues to widen, a survey indicates.
The City Water & . . .