Community steps in to save schools' backpack programs
Sarah Morris | The Sun
Valley View ninth-grader Tyson McLean and junior Sarah Cline stock the shelves of the pantry for Valley View's backpack program. The program provides students with backpacks filled with supplemental food to eat when not at school. Valley View's program is one of 11 in Craighead County that will no longer receive aid from the Arkansas Rice Depot. A food drive at Valley View will be held Sept. 14-18.
By Sarah Morris, Sun Staff Writer, firstname.lastname@example.org
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JONESBORO — Classes began Aug. 17 with Westside elementary counselor Tammy Romines unsure how the school would continue its support of about 40 students who would no longer have food to eat on
Wand gives Red Wolves extra option in backfield
ASU sports information
Arkansas State freshman running back Warren Wand finds an opening during a scrimmage at Centennial Bank Stadium.
By Matthew V. Roberson
Sun Staff Writer
JONESBORO — Warren Wand is making a strong case for a spot in Arkansas State's backfield this season.
The freshman running back from Edmond, Okla., has captured his coaches' attention and imagination since. . . more »