Login NowClose 
Sign In to jonesborosun.com           
Forgot Password

Today in History

Today is Saturday, Dec. 3, the 338th day of 2016. There are 28 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On Dec. 3, 1926, a real-life mystery began as English novelist Agatha Christie, 36, drove away from her home in Sunningdale, Berkshire, and

... « more »

Public Affairs Calendar

Monday, Dec. 5
Valley View School Board, 6 p.m., superintendent's office.
Riverside School Board, 6 p.m., Lake City.
Newport City Council, 6 p.m., City Hall.
Ravenden City Council, 7 p.m., Municipal Building.
Black Rock City Council, 7 p.m.,

... « more »

Police officers investigate altercation, shooting

Stephen Simpson | The Sun
Pete Lockner (from left) and his K-9 partner look for evidence at the crime scene while Cpl. Tony Zaffarano, Det. R.J. Smith and Cpl. Chris Perry examine something on the ground.

By Stephen Simpson, Sun Staff Writer, ssimpson@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — The Jonesboro Police Department is investigating an altercation Friday that led to a man being shot.
Cassie Brandon, community outreach and recruiting officer for JPD, said

. . . more »

Red Wolves seek share of Sun Belt crown

Clayton Hotze | Arkansas State
Arkansas State's Johnston White finds running room during last weekend's game at Louisiana-Lafayette. ASU visits Texas State tonight to close the regular season, needing a victory to earn a share of the Sun Belt Conference championship.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer JONESBORO — Arkansas State admits it was greedy. ASU wanted the Sun Belt Conference championship all to itself. Once the Red Wolves had sole possession of first place in the league, sharing the crown wasn't. . . more »

Trump to nominate Mattis to lead Pentagon — A8
Chains and branding: Kidnapping baffles — A8
Residents line up to see Gatlinburg — A8
House passes defense bill by wide margin — A8
N. Dakota winter menaces pipeline protest — A8
Castro hype funds deep in east — A12
French candidate: Trump win frees voters — A12
Putin warns artists not to offend believers — B9
Trump risk tensions, speaks with Taiwan leader — A2

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

Russia's Putin warns artists against offending believers

MOSCOW (AP) — Top Russian cultural figures urged President Vladimir Putin on Friday to protect the freedom of artistic expression — something the Russian leader pledged to do, even as he warned artists to be careful not to offend religious . . .

TV's 'Full House' home is staying in the Tanner family

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco home featured in television's "Full House" has sold to the producer who created the show. KGO-TV reports (http://abc7ne.ws/2g1pBYB) veteran TV producer Jeff Franklin bought the 3-bedroom Victorian in . . .

December 2016