Today is Monday, March 10, the 69th day of 2014. There are 296 days left in the year.
Today's Highlights in History: On March 10, 1864, President Abraham Lincoln signed an order assigning Ulysses S. Grant, who had just received his commission as
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Susan Whiteland (right) of Jonesboro looks through old newspapers while Brooke Mundy, an intern at the Art Museum at the University of Memphis, fills out an inventory form on Friday at The Jonesboro Sun office. Mundy and Jason Miller, a media specialist at AMUM, were collecting items for the upcoming exhibition, “Disappearing Ink.”
By KELLIE COBB, Sun Staff Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org
JONESBORO — A murder mystery, a series of newspapers chronicling the John F. Kennedy assassination and the events that followed and the 1998 Starr report printed in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette —
Jonesboro’s Marquise Pointer (left) drives past El Dorado’s Keenan Hicks during the third quarter of Thursday night’s Class 6A state tournament game at Don Riggs Hurricane Gym. Jonesboro plays Little Rock Fair in the quarterfinals today at 2:30 p.m.
JONESBORO — Four Craighead County high school basketball teams will take the court today as state tournaments resume with quarterfinal games in five classifications and semifinal contests in the other two.
Jonesboro (26-3) takes on Little Rock Fair. . . more »
True or False. Pete Maravich made the top 50 NBA players of all time?
What is the shortest NASCAR oval track?
Answer: Martinsville Speedway - The Martinsville Speedway is a 0.526 oval track. The one at Bristol is a 0.533 course.
What Native American language was Super Bowl XXX the first to be broadcast in?
Against what opposing team did Babe Ruth hit his first career home run?
Answer: While playing for the Boston Red Sox, Babe Ruth hit his first career home run against the New York Yankees on May 6, 1915.
What NFL team once had Bob Hope, Henry Mancini, Maureen Reagan and Danny Thomas on its advisory board?
Answer: The Los Angeles Rams.
Who has the most MVP titles and how many?
Answer: Kareem Abdul Jabbar 6
What did Gussie Moran wear in a tournament in "Egypt nine months after she stunned the staid Wimbledon crowd by wearing white lace--fringed panties?
Answer: Black shorts. She explained that she made the change because she had gained 13 pound and her white attire no longer fit.
Who was the NBA scoring leader in points per game in 2009-10?
Answer: Kevin Durant
Lawmakers seek answers from highway officials
Report: Morale improves at Game and Fish
Land donated for med school near Fort Smith
Bakery accused of unfair labor practices
Obama, Ukraine PM to meet
Ex-Christie aides: Withdraw traffic subpoenas
US embracing public transportation in largest numbers since the 1950s
'Band of Brothers' vet Guarnere dies
Tractor-trailer explosion investigated
Threat case headed back to court
Murder trial on tap in Blytheville
Putin: Separatist drive is legal
Missing jet passengers under scrutiny
Suicide car bomb, attacks kill dozens in Iraq
Violence kills civilians in Afghanistan
A riot of color greeted Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme the first time he walked into Haitian Corner, an art gallery around the corner from his Manhattan apartment. Instantly transfixed, he left with a $250 painting by Haitian master Wilson Bigaud. . . .
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — William "Wild Bill" Guarnere, one of the World War II veterans whose exploits were dramatized in the TV miniseries "Band of Brothers," has died at the age of 90.
Guarnere's son, William Guarnere Jr., confirmed Sunday that his father . . .