Former SMU QB Ben Hicks to transfer to Arkansas
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Former SMU quarterback Ben Hicks will play his final year at Arkansas.
Hicks made the announcement on Twitter . He will reunite with Arkansas coach Chad Morris and coordinator Joe Craddock, who recruited him to SMU in 2015.
Hicks is SMU's all-time leader with 9,081 yards and 71 touchdown passes. Last season, he completed 208 of 372 passes for 2,582 yards, with 19 touchdowns and seven interceptions.
Pocatello’s oldest retired firefighter dies; funeral set Thursday
Pocatello’s oldest retired firefighter died on Friday, just a few months shy of his 100th birthday.
John Stephen Farnsworth, 99, passed away at Quail Ridge Assisted Living Home in Pocatello, according to his obituary.
“He’s going to be deeply missed by everybody,” said JR Farnsworth, John’s grandson. “It’s a huge loss to our community with how many people he helped.”
John worked for the Pocatello Fire Department from 1948 to 1976.
Jones, Taylor are TSWA Class 5A players of the year
BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Dallas Highland Park senior quarterback John Stephen Jones was the offensive player of the year on the Texas Sports Writers Association's Class 5A all-state football team.
John Barnett IUKA — Funeral services for John Stephen Barnett Jr., 34, are set for 12 noon Wednesday at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel in Iuka with burial at Oak Grove Cemetery. Visitation is Tuesday from 5 until 8 p.m. Mr. Barnett died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans. Barbara Conway TISHOMINGO — Funeral services for Barbara Anne Conway, 81, are set for 2 p.m. Wednesday at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel in Iuka with burial at Tishomingo Cemetery. Visitation is...
Jerry Jones’ grandson leads Highland Park to 5A D-I title
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — John Stephen Jones, grandson of Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, was greeted first by his dad, tears streaming down the face of team CEO Stephen Jones after Dallas Highland Park clinched a Texas state high school championship.
The younger Jones scored two touchdowns, including the go-ahead score from the 1-yard line on fourth down in the third quarter, and Highland Park defeated Temple 16-7 for the Class 5A Division I title Saturday.
Lawyer: Priest downloaded child porn but didn’t contact kids
EMMAUS, Pa. (AP) — A lawyer for a Roman Catholic priest in Pennsylvania says his client downloaded and viewed child porn but he says "the important thing" is the priest never tried to contact any children.
Attorney John Waldron says Monsignor John Stephen Mraz, of Bethlehem, has waived his right to a preliminary hearing on child pornography charges because he committed the crime.
Pennsylvania priest is charged with child pornography
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest in Pennsylvania is facing child pornography charges.
Monsignor John Stephen Mraz, of Bethlehem, was charged Tuesday morning. He was arraigned and released on unsecured bail.
Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin says a friend of the 66-year-old priest's discovered a file labeled with a reference to nude boys while working on Mraz's computer. The friend then contacted the Diocese of Allentown, which notified the DA's office.