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Today in History

Today is Saturday, July 30, the 212th day of 2016. There are 154 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On July 30, 1916, German saboteurs blew up a munitions plant on Black Tom, an island near Jersey City, New Jersey. Although casualties

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Public Affairs Calendar

Monday, Aug. 1
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.,

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Family ordered to give up pet pigs

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Danna Barkley feeds Wilber, one of her two pet pigs, a treat Friday evening at her home in Sage Meadows.

By Jeff Bricker, Sun Staff Writer, jbricker@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Two members of a local family look to be getting the boot soon.
Wilber and Fern have been apart of the Barkley family for the past five years. Now the family has received a notice

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Cook tied for 10th going into weekend

Sun File Photo
Austin Cook, shown in this Sun File Photo, is tied for tenth place going into the weekend at the Web.com Ellie Mae Classic.

Sun Staff Writer HAYWARD, Calif. — Austin Cook is in great position heading into the weekend at the Web.com Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae. Cook had an outstanding second round Friday shooting a 5-under-par 65 and moving into a four-way tie. . . more »

40 years later, fugitive goess before judge — A2
Nicaragua opposition lawmakers unseated — A2
Jailer assaulted by inmate — A6
Traffic stop bad luck for 3 — A6
Sex offender found in Bono — A6
Rape report false, police say — A6
Stolen coins could be tied to burglary — A7
Guns reported stolen from unlocked truck — A7
Muslim blasts killers at prayer with Christians — A8
South African twin plotted violence, court hears — A8
Pope, survivors visit Auschwitz — A9
Mosquitoes begin spreading Zika virus in U.S. — A10
Court blocks voter ID law due to bias — A10
Kansas ordered to count disputed votes — A10
Indicted sheriff can't carry gun — A10
Wildfire hits tourism in Big Sur — A11
Panel: Revamp higher ed funds — A12
Medical pot effort receives more time — A12
Workforce programs awarded $15 million — A12
Stocks mostly up on tech, oil — B4

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

Nas ventures into filmmaking

ATLANTA (AP) — Nas, one of music's most revered lyricists and story tellers, is taking his talents into filmmaking. The rapper has traded performing onstage to work behind-the-scenes as an executive producer on projects including Netflix's "The Get . . .

Williams detained in Germany over medical marijuana

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A spokesman for Montel Williams says the television personality was detained by customs officials at an airport in Germany after inadvertently leaving prescription marijuana powder in his luggage. Jonathan Franks tells The . . .

July 2016