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College chess club

Quentin Winstine | The Sun

Noah Brown, a sophomore at Arkansas State University, plays a game of chess on an oversized chessboard during the Community/Organization Fair on Wednesday outside the Carl R. Reng Student Union on the A-State campus. The fair included several booths for . . .

Painting performance venue

Quentin Winstine | The Sun

Oswaldo Escobar paints the exterior of Stage, Too as part of the ongoing improvements to The Foundation of Arts buildings on Wednesday in Downtown . . .

JFD costs climb 29% in 5 years

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — The overall cost of operating the Jonesboro Fire Department climbed by 29.1% from 2014 through 2018, figures from the city's finance department show. The city budgeted another 2% increase . . .

Judge dismisses ASU free speech suit

By John Lee McLaughlin, Sun Staff Writer, jmclaughlin@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — A U.S. district judge dismissed an Arkansas State University student's claim that school policy and leadership infringed constitutional expression and due process . . .

Authorities capture man wanted on sex crimes

By Matthew Wells, Sun Staff Writer, mwells@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Authorities captured a man Tuesday who was wanted on nine counts of sex crimes in North Carolina, including five for statutory rape.
The other four counts against Jose Antonio . . .

No-show superintendent expected at hearing today

By Adria Hyde, Sun Staff Writer, ahyde@jonesborosun.com
HARRISBURG — The school district's no-show superintendent has requested to appear at a termination hearing today to discuss his employment.
The Harrisburg School District placed newly hired . . .