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Today in History

Today is Tuesday, May 24, the 145th day of 2016. There are 221 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On May 24, 1844, Samuel F.B. Morse transmitted the message "What hath God wrought" from Washington to Baltimore as he formally opened

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Public Affairs Calendar

City Water and Light Board of Directors, 1:15 p.m., CWL headquarters, 400 East Monroe.
Jonesboro Metropolitan Area Planning Commission, 3 p.m., Municipal Center, 300 S. Church St.
Cave City City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall.
Highland City Council, 7 p

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Perfecting skills

Sarah Morris | The Sun
Jonesboro firefighter Chris Nugent (left) practices creating vertical ventilation on a house roof as Capt. Korley Martin waits to assist him Monday morning during training on the Arkansas State

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Black wins Brookland spring football game

Denton Postlewait | The Sun
Brookland running back Austin Holloway (22) carries the football as Bearcat defenders Weston Adams (8), Chase Dalton (24) and Colton Beavers (32) attempt to make the tackle during their spring football game Monday evening at Jordan's Stadium in Brookland. The Black team defeated the White team 22-16.

By Denton Polstelwait, Sun staff writer BROOKLAND � The Brookland Bearcats capped off their 2016 spring practice with an intra-squad scrimmage with the Black team coming away with a 22-16 victory Monday at Jordan's Stadium. The Black team got on. . . more »

Obama lifts Vietnam embargo — A3
Maldives' ex-leader gets asylum — A3
Officer acquitted in Gray death — A3
Iraqi leader cites earl success — A3
Sanders: Convention could be 'messy' — A7
Threats could be latest in school 'swatting' — A2
WWII vet's remains returned — A2
Secretary: VA lines like Disney — A2
Trial for 'Shield' actor begins — A10
'Pawn Stars' regular gets plea deal — A10

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

Murder trial for 'Shield' actor begins in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A murder trial began Monday for an actor who played a police officer on TV and is accused of shooting and killing his wife while their young children looked on two years ago in their Los Angeles home. The trial of 53-year-old . . .

Obama dines with CNN's Anthony Bourdain for series

NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama dined in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Monday with CNN personality Anthony Bourdain, whose "Parts Unknown" food travelogue is one of the network's most popular nonfiction series. Bourdain met with Obama to discuss the . . .

May 2016