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Cat missing for 2 years returns home

Jordan Rubio poses with Siamese cat Gracie in this undated family photo. Rubio gave Gracie to Vicki King and her family about 15 years ago.

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By Christi Crawford, Sun Staff Writer, ccrawford@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Two years and 90 miles later, social media and the power of friendship have helped reunite a Siamese cat with her owner.
Gracie went missing from her Central Arkansas home in . . . more »

   

Farm Camp offers a different summer experience

Trey Pipkin introduces his son Oliver, 1, to mini pony Champ on Thursday at Alive After Five in Downtown Jonesboro. Champ is one of the animals children can meet at Farm Camp this summer hosted by Jason and Tabitha Mullins at Fair Haven Farms in Trumann.

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By Christi Crawford, Sun Staff Writer, ccrawford@jonesborosun.com
TRUMANN — What happens when a guy who helped with church camps for several years marries a woman who loves and cares for a variety of animals?
For Jason and Tabitha Mullins of Fair Haven Farms in . . . more »

   

Woman wanted in Monday murder

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Police are looking for a woman in connection with Monday's murder of a Jonesboro man.
A capital murder warrant was issued Tuesday for Tonisha Mitchell, 21, of Jonesboro in the shooting death of . . . more »

   

Lawmakers weigh in on Lockheed Martin deal

BY WILL BOWDEN, Sun Staff Writer, wbowden@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — State Rep. Jack Ladyman, R-Jonesboro, said he is ready to vote for an $87 million deal to lure a military contract to the state, and he will feel even more secure once he knows more about how . . . more »

   

Wind, rain batter Northeast Arkansas

By George Jared, Sun Staff Writer, gjared@jonesborosun.com
HOXIE — A flood warning is ongoing along the Black River, and parts of Northeast Arkansas are bracing for more rain later this week after a series of powerful thunderstorms swamped the area Memorial Day . . . more »

   

Pocahontas protesters misinformed

By George Jared, Sun Staff Writer, gjared@jonesborosun.com
POCAHONTAS — A misunderstanding led to an anger-fueled protest Memorial Day at the Flash Market in Pocahontas that sits adjacent to the local public school campus.
Maynard resident and military veteran . . . more »

   

Quorum Court mulls outsourcing HR

By Hunter Field, Sun Staff Writer, hfield@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Craighead County justices of the peace may consider outsourcing human resource functions.
Linda Crochet, a representative from Paychex HR Solutions, gave a presentation to the Craighead . . . more »

   

19-year-old killed in motorcycle wreck

By Hunter Field, Sun Staff Writer, hfield@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Friends and family expressed a mixture of shock, disbelief and sadness late in the evening on Memorial Day.
Noah Walker's Honda motorcycle had crashed into a white Dodge Charger that pulled . . . more »