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Today in History

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 23, the 23rd day of 2019. There are 342 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Jan. 23, 1845, Congress decided all national elections would be held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.

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Public Affairs

Craighead County Solid Waste Commission and Solid Waste Disposal Authority, noon, 238 Craighead 476.
Craighead County Quorum Court, 5:30 p.m., county judge's conference room, County Courthouse Annex.
Paragould City Council, 6 p.m., Para

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Repairing the welcome sign

Quentin Winstine | The Sun

Nick Stotler with Woods Masonry works on the "Welcome to Downtown Jonesboro" sign post on Tuesday at the end of Main Street. The sign was damaged after a vehicle hit it during a hit-and-run accident last

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Leech scores 38 to power Hurricane

Quentin Winstine | The Sun
Jonesboro’s Marcedus Leech puts up a shot as Nettleton’s Torrence Tuberville gets out of the way during their game Tuesday at Don Riggs Hurricane Gym. Leech scored 38 points as Jonesboro prevailed 76-61.

By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer

JONESBORO — Marcedus Leech picked the right game to have his biggest night so far as a Jonesboro Hurricane.

Leech poured in 38 points and added five rebounds and four assists Tuesday as Jonesboro hit 64.1 percent of. . . more »

Man accused of stealing utility vehicle — A7
School shut down amid march videos — A8
tentative deal ends L.A. teacher strike — A8
Mealtime favorites, vegan-style — A10
Trump proceeds with State of Union plans — A11
Center for Good Grief to host family grief group — A12
Tufts U. Strong Woman class now available — A12

Read about all these and more in today's print edition or online e-Edition.

Spike Lee on his first Oscar nomination for best director

NEW YORK (AP) — Spike Lee watched the Oscar nominations Tuesday morning on television from his bed, with his wife, Tonya, his two grown children, Satchel and Jackson, and their dog, Ginger. Screaming ensued . Lee landed his first directing . . .

Chelsea Clinton announces pregnancy

NEW YORK (AP) — Chelsea Clinton has announced her family is expanding. The 38-year-old former first daughter tweeted Tuesday that she and her husband Marc are expecting another child in the summer. The couple has a daughter Charlotte born in 2014 . . .

January 2019