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ASU Climate Council moves forward

Arkansas State University students work on computers in the Dean B. Ellis Library on Tuesday.

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By Sarah Morris, Sun Staff Writer, smorris@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — It's been a year since Arkansas State University's campus climate council was created to make the campus a safer and more welcoming place for all students.
Maurice Gipson, . . . more »

   

Corner to corner


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Daniel Salinas, a worker for Casas Construction, lines windows with tape Tuesday afternoon while working on renovating the front of the former Rural Sourcing Inc. building on Main Street in . . . more »

   

Lawmakers urge feds to can CleanLine electric project

By Neal Embry, Sun Staff Writer, neal@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Arkansas' Congressional delegation on Tuesday sent a letter to Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry, urging him to either pause or terminate the controversial Clean Line Energy project, . . . more »

   

Hutchinson speaks to county Republicans

By Neal Embry, Sun Staff Writer, neal@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — When Governor Asa Hutchinson received a call from the White House, asking him if he was interested in a spot in President Donald Trump's administration, he declined, saying he had no . . . more »

   

Presley announces candidacy for Craighead County judge

By David Talley, Sun Staff Writer, dtalley@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — In the year-and-a-half since he came up just over 330 votes short of being elected Craighead County judge, Jonesboro E-911 Director Jeff Presley has reflected, regrouped and has deci . . . more »

   

Pair arrested in dog killing

WALNUT RIDGE — Two Walnut Ridge men were arrested on suspicion of felony cruelty to animals after confessing to slitting a dog's throat and beating the animal to death.
A Walnut Ridge police officer was dispatched at about 4:30 p.m. on Sunday to a home . . . more »