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Catrina Grimes, an EMT for Emerson Ambulance Service, checks over the medical equipment in the back of her ambulance Thursday at the center on Nettleton Avenue.

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By Christi Crawford, Sun Staff Writer, ccrawford@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — While schools are out and most of Northeast Arkansas closes up shop to enjoy snow days, certain career choices leave no room for free play.
Police, fire and other emergency . . . more »

   

Martial arts instructor Lee is doing what he ‘was meant to do’

Martial arts instructor Logan Lee (left) shows a student how to test his belt in this undated picture.

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By George Jared, Sun Staff Writer, gjared@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — The intoxicating thought wouldn't leave Logan Lee's mind.
The Arkansas State University sophomore was in a sociology class with a high school friend. He kept churning numbers on a piece of . . . more »

   

Explosion possibly caused blaze

By Hunter Field, Sun Staff Writer, hfield@jonesborosun.com
BLYTHEVILLE — Mississippi County firefighters spent close to five hours fighting a massive fire at the Motor Appliance Corporation facility in Blytheville early Thursday morning, and most of the . . . more »

   

Road crews working around the clock on snow removal

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Traffic on Interstate 55 in Mississippi County was moving Thursday — a far cry from the experience a year ago, when state highway officials were ridiculed.
By early afternoon, part of the . . . more »

   

Man accused of endangering children

By Dustin Azlin, Sun Staff Writer, dazlin@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — A Jonesboro man spent the winter storm behind bars Wednesday after he told police he left six children home alone when he became mad at them.
The oldest child was 11 years old, with the . . . more »

   

Overpass work set to begin in April

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Engineering work for a proposed railroad overpass at Highland Drive and Nettleton Avenue should begin in early April.
Mayor Harold Perrin said his staff participated in a teleconference . . . more »

   

Police seek three in smash-and-grab

By Dustin Azlin, Sun Staff Writer, dazlin@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Police are searching for three men who smashed their way into a closed retail store Tuesday morning, shattered glass and stole multiple electronic items in the span of three minutes.
Officers . . . more »

   

Police say man invaded home

By Dustin Azlin, Sun Staff Writer, dazlin@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — A man faces a life behind bars after police accused him of violently invading a home and imprisoning a victim at knifepoint.
Police arrested Austin Alvin Armstrong, 30, of Pocahontas, on . . . more »

   

Bookout's amended campaign report

Documents show what former senator paid back contributors.
Click here to view documents . . . more »