Login NowClose 
Sign In to jonesborosun.com           
Forgot Password

Today in History

Today is Sunday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2016. There are 321 days left in the year. This is Valentine's Day.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 14, 1849, President James K. Polk became the first U.S. chief executive to be photographed whi

... « more »

Public Affairs Calendar

Monday, Feb. 15
Westside School Board, 6 p.m., high school library.
Leachville City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall.
Brookland School Board, 6:30 p.m., superintendent's office boardroom.
Lake City City Council, 6:30 p.m., City Hall.
Walnut Ridge

... « more »

Body found near road investigated

Staci Vandagriff | The Sun
Officers with the Jonesboro Police Department investigate the scene where a woman’s body was found Friday near the intersection of Commerce Drive and Pacific Road.

By Stephen Simpson, Sun Staff Writer, ssimpson@jonesborosun.com
JONESBORO — The body of a black female was found in east Jonesboro on Friday afternoon.
The Jonesboro Police Department are seeking the identity of a woman whose body was found alongside a

. . . more »

A-State women roll into ULM matchup

Scott Clause | The Advertiser
Arkansas State coach Brian Boyer calls out instructions during his team’s victory Thursday night at Louisiana-Lafayette. The Red Wolves visit Louisiana-Monroe today.

By Kevin Turbeville, Sun staff writer JONESBORO — Thursday night's 74-62 victory on Louisiana-Lafayette's home court strengthened Arkansas State's hold on first place in the Sun Belt Conference, giving ASU a four-game lead with seven to play. The. . . more »

Diplomats aim for temporary truce in a week — A5
WHO: Zika vaccines at least 18 months away from broad trials — A5
Saudi foreign minister defends his policy at Munich meeting — A5
Highland official quits amid conduct claims — A6
Judge lowers woman's bond — A6
Police accuse Jonesboro man of two burglaries — A7
$25,000 bond set in stolen ring case — A7
Suspects sought in kidnapping — A7
Candidates seek minority votes — A8
Law reworks civil service regulations — A8
GOP's Sen. Cotton holds back juvenile justice reform bill — A8
FBI: No explosives found at standoff site — A8
Pope meets Russian Orthodox leader — A9
GOP hopefuls stay quiet on releasing tax returns — A10
U.S., Cuba to open commercial flights — A10

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

Lawrence donating $2 million to hometown hospital

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Actress Jennifer Lawrence is donating $2 million to a Kentucky hospital where she visited sick youngsters during a recent holiday trip home. The Oscar winner, a Louisville native, announced by video Friday that she's giving the . . .

Conan's biggest regret at Harvard? Skipping economics

BOSTON (AP) — Conan O'Brien was a prankster during his Harvard years, but he also credits his success to hard work in the classroom. The late-night TV host spoke to an audience of Harvard University students on Friday about the value of a liberal-arts . . .

February 2016