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, email@example.com
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 »
What pro football franchise did Tim Mara buy in 1925 for $500?
Answer: The New York Giants.
Which race is normally the start of the NASCAR season?
Answer: Daytona 500 - This race normally has the largest purse and is regarded as being the most prestigious.
What golfer hit Ben Crenshaw in the head with his putter in 1986, forcing Crenshaw to head for the hospital?
Answer: Ben Crenshaw.
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 pass completions for his rookie season?
Answer: Peyton Manning (326 in 1998)
Who was the youngest Wimbledon women's champion of the 20th century?
Answer: Martina Hingis
How many football teams play in the Big Ten Conference?
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.
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 . . .