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Today in History

Today is Sunday, March 24, the 83rd day of 2019. There are 282 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On March 24, 2015, Germanwings Flight 9525, an Airbus A320, crashed into the French Alps, killing all 150 people on board; investigators

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Public Affairs

Monday, March 25
Craighead County Quorum Court, 5:30 p.m., county judge's conference room, County Courthouse Annex.
Paragould City Council, 6 p.m., Paragould City Hall.
Walnut Ridge Airport Commission, noon, Terminal Building.
Manila City

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21 years later, Westside remembers

Quentin Winstine | The Sun
Paula Kirksey (right) embraces Jennifer Vincent during a moment of silence to honor the victims of the Westside Middle School shooting during the Westside Memorial Garden Ride and Benefit on Saturday at Westside Middle School. Kirksey was a paraprofessional working at the school at the time of the shooting 21 years ago, and Vincent was one of the 10 students wounded during the shooting.

By Kenneth Heard, Sun Staff Writer, kheard@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Twenty-one years ago, then first-grade pupil Melissa Nichols heard the "pops" of gunfire while at recess on the playground between the Westside Middle and Elementary

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South Alabama evens series with 11-6 win

Quentin Winstine | The Sun
Arkansas State’s Chandler Coates throws to first after a sacrifice bunt from South Alabama’s Carter Perkins during Saturday’s Sun Belt Conference game at Tomlinson Stadium. South Alabama won 11-6.

By Matthew V. Roberson
Sun Staff Writer
JONESBORO — Opportunity knocked early for Arkansas State but the Red Wolves didn't take advantage, and their unbeaten home streak came to an end.
South Alabama's Michael Sandle smashed a pair of home runs,. . . more »

Quorum court to discuss Bono Lake — A2
Protests held after cop cleared in shooting — A2
Food firm targeting poultry system — A3
Barr scours Trump-Russia report — A5
Democrats debate Mueller strategy as findings loom — A5
Death penalty case has implications for mentally ill — A5
Helicopters rescue cruise ship passengers — A6
One killed, one injured in Red Wolf accident — A6
Experts warn Midwest flood risk may persist — A7
U.S.-allied Syrian force declares military victory — A8
Anti-Brexit marchers flood into London — A8
Squads set for Sun Senior Classic — B1
Cook fall to sixth place at Valspar — B1
Indiana holds off Arkansas 63-60 in NIT — B1
Zion-Tacko matchup highlights East’s 2nd — B5
Goldschmidt, Cards finalize $130M deal — B6
Reds’ Gennett will miss season’s first months — B6
Jets fare well in state meet — B6
Truths about the outdoors — B7
Old box calls bring back memories — B7
Arkansas CWD Management Zone to expand — B7
Hunt Natural program seeks volunteers — B7
Green New Deal inflames debate — B8
Thousands in Africa need help after cyclone — B8
Airlines chief questions training requirements — B8
Trump, Netanyahu have beneficial relationship — B8

Read about all these and more in today's print edition or online e-Edition.

Streisand under fire for Michael Jackson remarks

NEW YORK — Barbra Streisand is coming under intense criticism on social media for telling a British newspaper that two men who say they were molested as children by Michael Jackson were "thrilled to be there" and that the alleged abuse "didn't kill . . .

Service planned for Keith Flint of The Prodigy fame

LONDON — The surviving members of the band The Prodigy have invited fans of the late Keith Flint to line a procession route ahead of a private service celebrating his life on March 29. The band tweeted Saturday that a church service for Flint will . . .

March 2019