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CCSO reorganizes Mounted Patrol

Rick Davis poses with his quarter horse Star. Davis is a member of the revitalized Craighead County Sheriff’s Mounted Patrol. Sheriff Marty Boyd said they are accepting applications to join the organization.

Sarah Morris | The Sun

By Sarah Morris, Sun Staff Writer, smorris@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — In the 11 years Bob Holloway has served on the Craighead County Sheriff's Mounted Patrol, he has never forgotten the day he helped a man and his wheelchair-bound son experience . . . more »

   

Floyd honored to serve as interim WRPD chief

Glendal Floyd (left) operates his amateur radio while radio operator Chuck Dunn looks on in this July photo.

George Jared | The Sun

By George Jared, Sun Staff Writer, gjared@jonesborosun.com
WALNUT RIDGE — Retired law officer Glendal Floyd welcomed the aspiring politician into his home.
Walnut Ridge businessman Charles Snapp last fall hoped to become the city's new mayor, and he wanted Floyd . . . more »

   

Bono lake to dominate meeting

By Cord Rapert, Sun Staff Writer, crapert@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Craighead County Quorum Court members should get an earful about the Bono Lake project when they meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the judge's office at the courthouse annex.
County Judge Ed Hill . . . more »

   

Penalties rise for uninsured

By Christi Crawford, Sun Staff Writer, ccrawford@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Health insurance has become a political football in the recent years as Obamacare passed reforms for lower-income workers who declined to sign up. However, as penalties for noncoverage . . . more »

   

Transportation planners seek more participation

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Local transportation planners will continue work Monday on a plan to get more participation from the community in deciding how federal transportation funding is spent.
The Technical Advisory . . . more »

   

Harrisburg retools for retail

By Hunter Field, Sun Staff Writer, hfield@jonesborosun.com
HARRISBURG — When Harrisburg Mayor Randy Mills took office for his first term in 2010, he had ambitions of bringing industry and big business to a city on the verge of explosive growth. As he begins his . . . more »

   

Flood cure could cost $100 million

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Reducing the flood risk west of Crowley's Ridge in Jonesboro will be costly, but at the same time it offers increased recreational potential, a conceptual design prepared by the U.S. Army Corps . . . more »

   

Arrest made in stabbing

By Hunter Field, Sun Staff Writer, hfield@jonesborosun.com
GOSNELL — Gosnell police have made an arrest in connection with an stabbing that occurred Jan. 12, according to a press release.
Law enforcement served Abigail Atwill, no age or address available, a . . . more »