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Today in History

Today is Monday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2019. There are 316 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 18, 2001, auto racing star Dale Earnhardt Sr. died in a crash at the Daytona 500; he was 49.
On this date:
In 1546, Martin

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Public Affairs

Westside School Board, 6 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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Wright loved his family and his cars


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Dale Wright is shown with his great-grandchildren Peyton Bond (center) and Spencer Bond at his retirement party in 2016 at Central Chevrolet in Jonesboro.

By Matthew Wells, Sun Staff Writer, mwells@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO -- Charles "Dale" Wright was a hard worker who was willing to do anything for anyone.
Dale, 85, died Thursday at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.
His son, Chuck Wright,

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ASU rallies past Stephen F. Austin to win series


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Arkansas State outfielder Drew Tipton (26) awaits the pitch during the Sun Belt Conference baseball tournament last season. The Red Wolves defeated Stephen F. Austin 7-6 to win their non-conference baseball series on Sunday.

NACODOCHES, Texas "" Arkansas State closed its first weekend with a 7-6 victory and series win over Stephen F. Austin Sunday afternoon at Jaycees Field.

ASU improved to 2-1 on the season while Stephen F. Austin fell to 1-2.

The Lumberjacks jump. . . more »


McCabe suggests ‘crime may have been committed’ by Trump — A2
UA focuses 3 disciplines to improve recruiting — A3
Suspect sought following officer-involved shooting — A3
Shooter’s permit was revoked but gun wasn’t seized — A5
High court to hear undeliverable mail case — A5
WH indicates Trump to veto rejection of emergency — A5
Dem hopefuls continue courting voters — A6
Rubio warns Venezuelans to let U.S. aid enter country — A6
Nicaragua: New talks explored, conditions set — A7
Abu Dhabi arms fair opens amid criticism — A7
‘Taking their last breath’: IS hides among civilians — A8
Iran pushes Europe to do more to save the nuclear deal — A8
Weiner released from federal prison — A9
Nigeria’s candidates blame each other in vote delay — A10
Vote on immunity puts Italian populists in bind — A10
Saudi prince arrives in Pakistan for regional visit — A10
‘Alita’ leads a slow Presidents Day box office weekend — B6

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

Cheadle sports political shirts as he hosts 'SNL'

NEW YORK — Don Cheadle delivered some political messages along with jokes as he hosted "Saturday Night Live" for the first time. The actor sported a T-shirt that said "Protect Trans Kids" as he introduced musical guest Gary Clark Jr. And in . . .

Miranda Lambert reveals secret marriage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country star Miranda Lambert celebrated Valentine's Day weekend with the announcement that she secretly got married. A representative for the singer confirmed the marriage after Lambert posted photos on social media Saturday . . .


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