Jones put patriotic history on display
Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Ray Jones holds onto his 48-star flag, one of seven lining the front of his yard, between a Bennington flag and old 50-star flag that was flown over the U.S. Capitol.
By Christi Crawford, Sun Staff Writer
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JONESBORO — Nestled among the trees on Oakdale Street, Ray Jones proudly displays seven flags around Independence Day each year.
The self-proclaimed history buff has an assortment of
Rookie Pham delivers big for Cardinals
Chris Lee |St. Louis Post-Dispatch
St. Louis Cardinals baserunner Tommy Pham slides safely under the tag by San Diego Padres shortstop Alexi Amarista as he steals second base during the eighth inning Saturday in St. Louis. The Cardinals won 2-1.
STEVE OVERBEY, Associated Press
ST. LOUIS — Rookie outfielder Tommy Pham will never forget his first major league hit.
Or his first stolen base and run scored.
Pham scampered home with the go-ahead run on a sacrifice fly by Jhonny Peralta in the. . . more »