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Counterfeit bills showing up in town

This is a side-by-side comparison showing a real $20 bill, bottom, and a fake $20 bill, top. Note the message "For Motion Picture Use Only," in place of "The United States of America," the deformed face of former U.S. President Andrew Jackson, as well as the missing words, "Federal Reserve Note," on the counterfeit bill.
Matthew Wells | The Sun

By Matthew Wells, Sun Staff Writer, mwells@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — There have been 20 forgery cases involving the passing of counterfeit bills since April 2, and Detective Bill Brown is concerned.
Brown is concerned because if someone buys a . . . more »


FOP fishing derby

Quentin Winstine | The Sun

Raeleigh Robinson, 7, is hesitant to grab the fish she caught from her father, Joe, during the 12th annual Youth Fishing Derby hosted by the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 8 on Saturday at Craighead Forest Park. There were 90 children registered for the . . . more »


Tax increase, street rename on council's agenda

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — The city council will resume discussion Tuesday of two hot button issues — a proposed sales tax increase and a name change for Johnson Avenue.
Both issues have attracted large crowds i . . . more »


Arnold shared life of love and art with family

By Adria Hyde, Sun Staff Writer, ahyde@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Kathleen "Lynette" Arnold was the kind of woman who occupied herself with busy work, even when she was watching television, according to her sister Ann Stone.
"She never just sat," she . . . more »


Air Choice One adds flights to Destin, Fla.

JONESBORO — Air Choice One has added a new route from the Jonesboro Municipal Airport to Destin, Fla.
The company said in a news release for publication today that the flight will have one stop at Jackson, Tenn., before arriving at Destin Executive Airport. . . . more »