JONESBORO — Construction of a rural roundabout at the intersection of Harrisburg Road (Arkansas 163) and East Lawson Road (Arkansas 158) in Jonesboro will require temporary lane closures and traffic shifts, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation officials.

JONESBORO — Right now, the American Red Cross has an emergency shortage of convalescent plasma, a potentially lifesaving treatment for patients with COVID-19.

NEA Tea Party to meet

JONESBORO — The Craighead County unit of the Arkansas Department of Health recently inspected a number of restaurants and other places where food is prepared.

Flying during a pandemic topic for Lions

Cade Andrew is the name chosen by Drew and Erin Smith of Jonesboro, for their son who arrived Tuesday, July 7 at St. Bernards Medical Center weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces.

LITTLE ROCK — Preserve Arkansas is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Arkansas Preservation Awards. Winners will be honored in January 2021. The Arkansas Preservation Awards recognize outstanding preservation achievements, people who make a difference in their communities, and projects t…

JONESBORO — Students on the dean’s lists for spring 2020 at Arkansas State University have been announced. The list recognizes students with a grade-point average of 3.6 to 3.79.

Wynne teacher regional finalist

HOXIE — City officials have announced that, effective immediately, Hoxie City Hall will use drive-through only for payments and other business. The lobby will be closed to the public in light of government guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Theater, planetarium reopen at Pink Palace

BONO — Overlay work on U.S. 63 between the city of Bono and the Lawrence County line near Sedgwick will require lane closures, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation officials.

JONESBORO — Future for Felons, a Christ-centered organization which supports the civil rights those with criminal records, will host a bus ride for justice and peace.

Commodity distributions in Jonesboro and Caraway for Craighead County are scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday or until food supplies are gone. The distributions will take place on a first come, first served basis at the Parker Community Center, 1522 N. Church St. in Jonesboro and The Car…

JONESBORO — The first meeting of the new Arkansas Lions District 7-0 Cabinet representing leaders from Lions Clubs in the northeast and north-central parts of Arkansas, will take place Saturday at the First Christian Church, 2600 Woodsprings Road and via Zoom.

Perrin to speak a Lions meeting

It’s a girl for Allen and Cortney Luff of Monette. The 5-pound, 7-ouncer arrived at 9:36 a.m. Wednesday, June 17 and the couple’s daughter has been named Nova Leigh.

Stuff the Bus goes online

Rockhurst University announces dean’s list

JONESBORO — Students on the chancellor’s list for spring 2020 at Arkansas State University have been announced. The list recognizes undergraduate students who have achieved a grade-point average of 3.80 to 4.0 for spring classes. Students from The Sun coverage area outside Craighead County i…