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Today in History

Today is Saturday, Sept. 24, the 268th day of 2016. There are 98 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Sept. 24, 1996, the United States, represented by President Bill Clinton, and 70 other countries signed a treaty at the United

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Public Affairs Calendar

Monday, Sept. 26
Craighead County Quorum Court, 5:30 p.m., county judge's conference room, County Courthouse Annex.
Paragould City Council, 7 p.m., Paragould City Hall.
Manila City Council, 5 p.m., City Hall.
Jackson County School District, 7

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Caraway post office turns 100


Courtesy of Jeff Presley
Postmaster Ferrell Tucker is pictured in front of the post office in Caraway during the 1950s.

By Jeff Bricker, Sun Staff Writer, jbricker@jonesborosun.com
CARAWAY — This rural town is about to throw a big party for its post office.
On Wednesday, Caraway will celebrate 100 years of having a post office. While the town wasn't incorporated until

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Hurricane continues high-scoring ways


Sonny Elliott | Baxter Bulletin
Jonesboro’s Jonathan Adams (1) sprints down the sideline as Mountain Home’s Riley Peters (34) pursues during Friday night’s game in Mountain Home. The Hurricane improved to 4-0 with a 63-38 victory to open conference play.

By Cory Clark, Sun Staff Writer MOUNTAIN HOME — The high-scoring Jonesboro Hurricane kept on rolling Friday night. Jonesboro topped 60 points for the second week in a row as the Hurricane breezed past Mountain Home 63-38 at Bomber Stadium. The. . . more »


Witness: Christie used agency to gain backers — A2
Calendar says fall, weather says summer in Calif. — A2
U.N. Security Council backs nuclear test ban — A5
North Korea vows to strengthen nuke forces — A5
Bombings in Syria kill dozens — A5
162 bodies retrieved after boat capsizes — A5
Paragould man found with bomb materials — A6
Police: Welder stolen from vehicle — A6
Bark Park fundraising begins — A6
Obama vetoes 9/11 bill; override looms — A8
In dramatic reversal, Cruz to vote for Trump — A8
Miss Arkansas Rice Festival set for Oct. 8 — A11
Justice: Changing mind not weakness — A12
Some resent Argentina-UK thaw — A12
Floods shut schools, spew sewage — A13
More Iowa cities mobilize for flooding — A13

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

Unfazed Feldman planning return to 'Today'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After being widely ridiculed for a music performance on the "Today" show last week, Corey Feldman didn't seek solace from drugs or alcohol. He didn't speak with a therapist. The former child star got down on his knees and prayed to . . .

Levine, Prinsloo welcome daughter

LOS ANGELES — Adam Levine is welcoming a new voice into his home. The singer-songwriter and his wife, Behati Prinsloo, are parents. Levine's spokeswoman Carleen Donovan says "The Voice" coach and Victoria's Secret model welcomed a daughter named Dusty . . .


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