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'Homecoming, not a hospital'; 17-year-old battles brain tumor

Noah Reeves holds a mask he will wear at during radiation treatment for a brain tumor at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis. He will undergo 33 treatments after doctors discovered the golf ball-sized tumor in September.
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By Kenneth Heard, Sun Staff Writer, kheard@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Noah Reeves was an active 17-year-old high school senior, so when he began feeling tingling in his right arm and right side last month, his family thought it was just a pinched . . . more »


To the finish line

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Elizabeth Dunnam and her husband Wesley celebrate and smile as they near the finish line of the Around the World 5k Run/Walk hosted by the Baptist Collegiate Ministry on Saturday at Craighead Forest Park. The BCM is a student campus ministry at Arkansas State . . . more »


Mayoral candidate at center of dispute

By David Talley, Sun Staff Writer, dtalley@jonesborosun.com
CARAWAY — It's all political, says Billy E. Wells. His neighbors disagree.
Wells, a candidate for mayor in Caraway, said his neighbors have taken him to court over the removal of a "no . . . more »


Many students aren't prepared for college load

By Matthew Wells, Sun Staff Writer, mwells@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Craighead County high school students accounted for 303 new freshmen admitted into Arkansas State University in this fall, but are they prepared for the rigors of college?
They might . . . more »


JPs to meet Monday

JONESBORO — Craighead County Justices of the Peace will meet Monday after hearing financial reports earlier this month, according to minutes from a previous meeting.
The quorum court will convene at 5:30 p.m. in Judge Ed Hill's office in the courthouse a . . . more »


Nettleton district provides annual report to public

By Matthew Wells, Sun Staff Writer, mwells@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Nettleton School District officials provided various updates to the public, including its start to the new school year on Tuesday night.
"It's been a good start to the year," said Lacy . . . more »


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JONESBORO — Bryan Terry was named the inaugural vice chancellor for enrollment at Arkansas State University, ASU Chancellor Kelly Damphousse announced. . . . more »