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Today in History

Today is Thursday, May 23, the 143rd day of 2019. There are 222 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On May 23, 1934, bank robbers Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker were shot to death in a police ambush in Bienville Parish, Louisiana.

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Public Affairs

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 Council, 5 p.m., City Ha

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Land bank prepping for 1st redevelopment

Keith Inman | The Sun
Corey Mills (left), a member of the Jonesboro Land Bank Commission, and Jonathan Smith, director of the land bank, examine the interior of a house at 827 Warner Ave. The commission acquired the abandoned house with the goal of returning it to the housing market.

By Keith Inman, Sun Staff Writer, inman@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Members of the Jonesboro Land Bank Commission hope a dilapidated building in the West End neighborhood can be converted into a model home.
While the structure at 827 Warner Ave.

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Valley View struggling to find offensive chemistry

Quentin Winstine | The Sun
Valley View quarterback Sam Fagan throws the ball during spring football practice Tuesday.

By Matthew V. Roberson, Sun staff writer

JONESBORO — Valley View began spring football practices a week ago in search of some offensive pieces. The Blazers are still searching as workouts continue this week.

Valley View coach Sean Cockrell said. . . more »

NYITCOM seeks applications for high school research program — A6
NY moves to ensure Trump pardons can't nullify state charges — A8
Severe storms in Midwest leave string of tornadoes, flooding — A8
At abortion clinics, new laws sow confusion, uncertainty — A8
Democratic impeachment calls swell as McGahn defies subpoena — A8
Junior Auxiliary scholarship deadline approaching — A10
Exhibit celebrates Pfeiffer's journalism career — A10
Pink Palace celebrates landing on the moon — A10
Crowley Ridge's State Park plans Memorial Day events — A10
Taste: Sweet, refreshing summer snacks — A12
Germany hands Israel thousands of Kafka's papers — B6
Arizona prisons ban book on black men in the justice system — B6
Dear Abby: Online flirts online brushes aside girlfriend's concerns — B6

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

D.A. says Meek Mill should get new trial, judge

PHILADELPHIA — The district attorney of Philadelphia is calling for a new trial for rapper Meek Mill before a new judge. The brief submitted Wednesday by District Attorney Larry Krasner says former Judge Genece Brinkley's court "abused its discretion" . . .

Donald Trump Jr. has book out later this year

NEW YORK — Donald Trump Jr. has a book coming out later this year featuring his "views and perspectives" on the political scene and his father's presidency. Center Street, an imprint of Hachette Book Group, announced Thursday that the book was . . .

May 2019