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JHS alumnus honors class with bricks

Quentin Winstine | The Sun

Lowell Thompson with the Jonesboro Public Schools Maintenance Department places bricks with the names of members from the Jonesboro High School Class of 1960 that had been purchased by Dr. William Bridger of Montgomery, Ala., and member of that class on . . .

Shaking off the test nerves

Quentin Winstine | The Sun

Visual Performing Arts Magnet School students participate in a dance contest Tuesday for prizes during a pep rally sponsored by KLEK to get students ready for the ACT Aspire Test at the Visual Performing Arts Magnet School. The pep rally included music and games . . .

ASU-Queretaro enters third year

By Kenneth Heard, Sun Staff Writer, kheard@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Two years after Arkansas State University opened its campus in Queretaro, Mexico, 354 students are enrolled in classes there.
It's far fewer than what was originally hoped for when . . .

Commission discusses need for more money

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Jonesboro's A&P Commission has established a subcommittee to explore creation of a convention and visitors bureau staff.
But much of the commission's discussion centered on the need for . . .

Murder case to be retried in June

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — A woman whose murder conviction was overturned by the state Supreme Court last month faces a new trial in June.
Tonisha Mitchell, 25, of Jonesboro, was serving a life sentence in the . . .

MAPC grants sidewalk exceptions

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — The Metropolitan Area Planning Commission determined Tuesday that two construction projects qualified for exceptions to the city's new sidewalk requirements.
In these two cases, the city will . . .