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Cotton blasts Pryor, Obama

Congressman Tom Cotton speaks Friday during the Northeast Arkansas Political Animals meeting at the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce.

George Jared | The Sun

By George Jared, Sun Staff Writer, gjared@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Congressman Tom Cotton fired numerous shots at his U.S. Senate opponent, incumbent Mark Pryor, D-Ark., on Friday at the Northeast Arkansas Political Animals meeting in . . . more »

   

Pandas show pack pride

Guinn Kingston (front) of Paragould and her Alpha Omega Pi sorority sisters display their A-State spirit at the 18th annual Order of the Pack pep rally in Centennial Bank Stadium on Thursday. AOPi was later awarded the spirit stick, created by John Phillips, who in 1973 served as the Brave while attending Arkansas State University.

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun

Guinn Kingston (front) of Paragould and her Alpha Omega Pi sorority sisters display their A-State spirit at the 18th annual Order of the Pack pep rally in Centennial Bank Stadium on Thursday. AOPi was later awarded the spirit stick, created by John Phillips, who . . . more »

   

Developers sponsor council road trip

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Some members of the Jonesboro City Council and Mayor Harold Perrin's staff are scheduled to travel to the Nashville, Tenn., area next week to look at mixed-use developments similar to one . . . more »

   

Man accused of raping cognitively impaired woman

By Dustin Azlin, Sun Staff Writer, dazlin@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — A man could be facing life in prison after a woman with a cognitive impairment reported a person known to her raped her multiple times, ignoring protests to leave her alone.
Craighead County . . . more »

   

Team party planned following donations by concerned citizens

By Dustin Azlin, Sun Staff Writer, dazlin@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — After learning that a child's softball team didn't have a party because of an alleged theft by the team's coach, two Jonesboro residents have donated $200 to throw the players a party.
Robert . . . more »

   

Police: Man beats, stabs woman

By George Jared, Sun Staff Writer, gjared@jonesborosun.com
WALNUT RIDGE — A local man was jailed Thursday after police said he beat and stabbed a woman.
Lacy Burns, 44, was being held in the Lawrence County on Friday awaiting a bond hearing. Authorities seek to . . . more »

   

Game and Fish fines spent for county program

By Christi Crawford, Sun Staff Writer, ccrawford@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Money collected from Arkansas Game and Fish Commission game law convictions is earmarked for educational programs focused on fish, wildlife and conservation — but is left up to each . . . more »

   

Entertainment announced for NEA District Fair

By KELLIE COBB, Sun Staff Writer, kb@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — A former Nickelodeon star and the son of a legendary country musician will be among those performing at the 2014 Northeast Arkansas District Fair.
The fair will be Sept. 15-20 at the fairgrounds, . . . more »

   

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ASU choir rehearsals to begin

JONESBORO — The Arkansas State University Community Choir will begin its 201415 season on Monday. . . . more »

   

‘Passive Control’ runs through Friday at ASU

JONESBORO — "Passive Control" will continue through Friday at the Fine Arts Center Gallery at Arkansas State University. . . . more »

   

Delta Fusion Cloggers place in competition

WALNUT RIDGE — The Delta Fusion Cloggers of the Dance Tyme Studio in Walnut Ridge traveled to Lebanon, Tenn., recently to participate in the Wilson County Fair Clogging Competition. . . . more »

   

Spring River Artists Guild to host workshop

HARDY — The Spring River Artists Guild will present an Acrylics and Mixed Media Abstract Workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday at Hardy City Hall, 124 Woodland Hill. . . . more »