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Today in History

Today is Monday, July 16, the 197th day of 2018. There are 168 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History: On July 16, 1945, the United States exploded its first experimental atomic bomb in the desert of Alamogordo, New Mexico; the same day,

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Public Affairs

Westside School Board, 7 p.m., high school library.
Leachville City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall.
Lake City City Council, 6:30 p.m., City Hall.
Walnut Ridge City Council, 6 p.m., Police Complex courtroom.
Greene County Quorum Court, 7 p.m., Greene

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Layton's life impacted not only patients, but co-workers


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Dr. Lorna Marie Clarke-Layton and her husband Michael Layton pose for picture at a NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital event. In 2002 the couple moved to Jonesboro where Layton joined the NEA Baptist Clinic family as an obstetrician-gynecologist.

By Stephen Simpson, Sun Staff Writer, ssimpson@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — Dr. Lorna Marie Clarke-Layton was a obstetrician-gynecologist at NEA Baptist Clinic who left a big impact on not just her patients, but her co-workers as well.
"It is hard to

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Goad, Little capture RWC crown


Cory Clark | The Sun
Bryce Goad (left) and Will Little won the rain-shortened Simmons Bank Red Wolves Classic Sunday at the Jonesboro Country Club.

By Cory Clark, Sun staff writer


JONESBORO — For the first time in five years, the Simmons Bank Red Wolves Classic golf tournament has a pair of new champions.

The team of Bryce Goad and Will Little won the rain shortened two-man scramble Sunday. . . more »


USS Ford prepares for upgrades — A2
Escaped inmate remains at large — A3
Officials plan for better future economy — A3
U.S. trade policies hit farmers hard — A5
Judge criticizes plan to reunify families — A5
Man killed by police appeared to be armed — A5
Registration for Nettleton schools available — A6
Canadians still visiting U.S. despite trade flap — A7
Mexican president-elect cuts own salary — A7
Various objects surface in Ohio sewer system — A7
Trump names E.U. a global foe — A8
Bots, trolls test waters ahead of midterms — A8
Pompeo: U.S., N. Korea hold talks on war remains — A8
Syrian government targets rebels — A8
Fire shuts down key route to Yosemite — A9
Commission learning what caused massacre — A10
Food sent to migrants off Sicily — A10
'Hotel Transylvania 3' tops charts — B5
Turkey marks 2nd anniversary of coup try — B6
Library tutors motivate students — B6

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

Earnhardt leads all-analyst NASCAR booth

By The Associated Press NBC Sports is going with an all-analyst lineup headlined by Dale Earnhardt Jr. The network will use three analysts in the broadcast booth for next week's NASCAR Cup race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Earnhardt, the 15-time . . .

Upton, Verlander expecting baby

HOUSTON — Supermodel Kate Upton and Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander are expecting their first child. Upton announced the pregnancy on Instagram on Saturday in a post with the hashtag "pregnant in Miami." The picture of her in a red, high-waisted . . .


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