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Valley View FFA opens produce stand

Valley View seniors Kaylee Southern (left) and Emilee Stricklin straighten the Valley View FFA Produce Stand on Thursday. The produce stand opened Wednesday on Southwest Drive near the Darr Hill traffic light. It will help fund FFA projects and trips during the school year.

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By Sarah Morris, Sun Staff Writer, smorris@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — It may be summer break, but it hasn't kept Valley View senior Kaylee Southern from school.
The 17-year-old girl joined the 110- to 130-member Future Farmers of America . . . more »


Tomlinson: A 'Micah 6:8' man

Joe Tomlinson Sr., 83, died July 16. Tomlinson served the City of Jonesboro as a building inspector for 28 years and later served on the Metropolitan Area Planning Commission.

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By Neal Embry, Sun Staff Writer, neal@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Micah 6:8 says, "He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness and to walk humbly with your God?"
Joe Tomlinson Jr. . . . more »


Police, firm react to crimes at apartments

By Neal Embry, Sun Staff Writer, neal@jonesborosun.com
POCAHONTAS — While 31 incidents have been reported at the new Ridgeland Apartments in 2017, police and the staffing agency overseeing the apartments said they are increasing community engagement and . . . more »


Schools ponder how to give up old computers

By Grant Stewart, Sun Staff Writer, gstewart@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — With all of their frequent updates, computers can grow obsolete quickly. For schools that provide their students laptops, replacing those devices can prove costly.
The Westside . . . more »


Fate unknown for former high school

By Neal Embry, Sun Staff Writer, neal@jonesborosun.com
WEINER — There are still several boxes to be checked off before a proposed agriculture charter school in Weiner becomes reality.
Donn Mixon, attorney for the Harrisburg School District, said until the . . . more »


Transit needs to be discussed

JONESBORO — The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) will hold a public involvement meeting Thursday in Jonesboro to solicit input on public transit service needs.
Highway officials said the meeting is part of the department's development . . . more »


Opioid epidemic topic at JUH Lions meeting Tuesday morning

JONESBORO — Tuesday's weekly meeting of the Jonesboro University Heights Lions Club will feature a presentation by Dr. Dosha Cummins titled, "The Opioid Epidemic: How We Got Here." . . . more »