Today is Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.
Today's Highlights in History: On April 17, 1964, Geraldine "Jerrie" Mock became the first woman to complete a solo airplane trip around the world,
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Jonesboro Prowl Unit officer Anthony Zaffarano inventories the cache of alcohol and suspected marijuana seized after executing a search warrant Tuesday. Officers said the State Street apartment was being used as a makeshift convenience store.
By Sunshine Crump, Sun Staff Writer, email@example.comJONESBORO — Just in time to ruin Tuesday's happy hour, Jonesboro Prowl officers broke up a makeshift bootleg convenience store offering everything from beef jerky to marijuana and spirits.
Arkansas State head coach John Brady draws up a play during a game against Texas-Arlington at the Convocation Center. The Red Wolves signed forward Anthony Livingston of San Jacinto (Texas) College on Wednesday.
By Kevin Turbeville, Sun staff writer
JONESBORO — Arkansas State added a piece of its front line for the 2014-15 basketball season on the first day of the spring signing period.
San Jacinto College's Anthony Livingston followed through on a. . . more »
What two golfers led the PGA in earnings three seasons each in the 1960s?
Answer: Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer.
Who holds the record for most career field goals?
Answer: Morten Anderson with 565
What was Miami quarterback Bob Griese the first NFL football player to wear in a game, in 1977?
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.
Who has the highest winning percentage as a coach in the NBA?
Answer: Phil Jackson
What's the only Grand Slam event Lee Trevino never won?
Answer: The Masters.
Who was the first Swedish golfer to win the U.S. Womens's Open two straight times?
Answer: Annika Sorenstam.
What is the longest NASCAR oval track?
Answer: Talladega Speedway - The Talladega Speedway is the longest oval track, it is 2.66 miles. This track is located in Talladega, Alabama. There are longer road tracks.
NATO fortifies military presence
US readies sanctions on Russia, aid for Ukraine
Obama, Biden announce $600 million for job grants
Fears rise for missing in S Korea ferry sinking
Federal judge overturns six-week abortion ban
Police: Utah woman gave birth and killed her babies at home
Students return to class at school rocked by stabbings
Federal rape case continued in Little Rock
Man accused of pointing gun at his neighbor
$500,000 bond set in assault case
Public offices close for Good Friday
Man executed for triple slaying
Inmate escapes work detail, recaptured
Craighead County voters receive new voter cards
Truxler resigns from Hoxie School District
ACLU challenges voter ID law
Lottery commission OKs monitor games
California delays decision on gray wolves
NEW YORK (AP) — Chelsea Clinton says she's happy right now with her elected representatives — but might come for their jobs if that changes.
Clinton, 34, daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, . . .
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Liberal rocker John Mellencamp wants conservative Republican Gov. Scott Walker to know he supports union rights and says Walker should think about that before using his songs on the campaign trail.
Politicians for years have been . . .