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Flying the flag


Quentin Winstine | The Sun

Jonesboro firefighter Brandon Clayton looks out over an American flag the fire department hung between two fire truck ladders over Main Street for the Veterans Day Parade on Saturday in downtown Jonesboro. Many people braved the cold weather to attend the parade and honor local veterans.

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'World's largest yard sale'


Quentin Winstine | The Sun

Chris Hall of Paragould loads tires into the back of his truck after purchasing them at the "World's Largest Yard Sale" on Saturday at the Southside Softball Complex in Jonesboro. Vendors at the event sold a variety of items including clothes, kitchenware and even a sink.

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Suspect identified in Sunday shooting

By William B. Carroll
Sun Staff Writer
wcarroll@jonesborosun.com

JONESBORO — A suspect has been identified and taken into custody by police in connection with a Sunday shooting of a 66-year-old man in the 1400 block of West Huntington Avenue.

Rosario . . .


Murder charges filed in shooting by roommate

Sun Staff Writer
dtalley@jonesborosun.com

HARRISBURG — The Harrisburg man accused of shooting his roommate 10 times with a .22 cal. rifle in September has been formally charged with capital murder.

Online court records filed Nov. 9 charge Billy Al . . .


Tax to fund new Sharp County jail

Sun Staff Writer
kheard@jonesborosun.com

ASH FLAT — Construction of a new jail will begin by early spring, following Sharp County voters' approval of two countywide sales tax measures that total three-quarters of a cent last week.

Voters . . .


Westside School District receives funds for families

Sun Staff Writer
mwells@jonesborosun.com

JONESBORO — Justin Etter and his fellow employees at Craighead Electric Cooperative Corporation gifted a $1,000 check for families in need to Westside School District.

The check was presented Monday inside th . . .